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etiquette

Pronunciation: /ˈetɪket/

Translation of etiquette in Spanish:

noun/nombre

uncountable/no numerable
  • 1.1 (in general) etiqueta (feminine), protocolo (masculine) 1.2 (in profession, activity) it is medical/professional etiquette es de protocolo or es lo acostumbrado entre los médicos/en la profesión
    Example sentences
    • The basic code that helps maintain a healthy society is etiquette towards others.
    • Codes and etiquette are no way to deal with issues such as racism, sexism or homophobia.
    • She is also an ambassador for UNICEF, and has written a series of best-selling books on etiquette for women.

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