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decorum

Pronunciation: /dɪˈkɔːrəm/

Translation of decorum in Spanish:

noun/nombre

uncountable/no numerable
  • decoro (masculine) to behave with decorum comportarse con decoro
    Example sentences
    • Of course, if you conduct yourself with impeccable taste and decorum, you will soon bore the reporters, and they will stop covering you.
    • ‘They are patterns of behaviour or patterns of decorum that we all have,’ says MacArthur.
    • There was a certain lack of decorum and taste at the Daily Record last week.

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