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decorous
American English: /ˈdɛkərəs/
British English: /ˈdɛk(ə)rəs/

Translation of decorous in Spanish:

adjective

  • [formal]
    (conduct/dress)
    decoroso
    Example sentences
    • The flag waving was decorous, the cheering polite and the umpire was never once insulted.
    • We're not just talking about a polite and decorous way to find a New Year's date in a matter of mere weeks.
    • Reading this polished and sometimes decorous narrative, it is hard for the modern reader to see why it ever had such an impact.

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