etiquette

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et·i·quette

 (ĕt′ĭ-kĕt′, -kĭt)
n.
The practices and forms prescribed by social convention or by authority.

[French, from Old French estiquet, label; see ticket.]

etiquette

(ˈɛtɪˌkɛt; ˌɛtɪˈkɛt)
n
1. (Sociology) the customs or rules governing behaviour regarded as correct or acceptable in social or official life
2. (Sociology) a conventional but unwritten code of practice followed by members of any of certain professions or groups: medical etiquette.
[C18: from French, from Old French estiquette label, from estiquier to attach; see stick2]

et•i•quette

(ˈɛt ɪ kɪt, -ˌkɛt)

n.
1. conventional requirements as to proper social behavior.
2. a prescribed code of usage in matters of ceremony: court etiquette.
3. the code of ethical behavior among the members of a profession: medical etiquette.
[1740–50; < French étiquette, Middle French estiquette ticket, memorandum, derivative of estiqu(i)er to attach < Germanic]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.etiquette - rules governing socially acceptable behavioretiquette - rules governing socially acceptable behavior
prescript, rule - prescribed guide for conduct or action
protocol - forms of ceremony and etiquette observed by diplomats and heads of state
punctilio - a fine point of etiquette or petty formality

etiquette

noun good or proper behaviour, manners, rules, code, customs, convention, courtesy, usage, protocol, formalities, propriety, politeness, good manners, decorum, civility, politesse, p's and q's, polite behaviour a breach of the rules of diplomatic etiquette

etiquette

noun
Socially correct behavior:
decorum, good form, manner (used in plural), mores, propriety (also used in plural), p's and q's.
Translations
آداب السُّلوك
etiketa
etikettetakt og tone
etiketa
etikett
siîir og siîareglur
etiķete, uzvedības normas

etiquette

[ˈetɪket] Netiqueta f, protocolo m
court etiquette (royal) → ceremonial m de la corte (Jur) → protocolo m de la corte
legal etiquetteética f legal
professional etiquetteética f profesional
etiquette demands thatla etiqueta or el protocolo exige que ...
it is not good etiquetteno está bien visto

etiquette

[ˈɛtɪkɛt] nconvenances fpl, étiquette f
a breach of etiquette → un manquement à l'étiquette

etiquette

nEtikette f; rules of etiquetteVerhaltensregeln pl; a breach of etiquetteein Verstoß mgegen die Etikette; court etiquetteHofetikette f; that’s not in accordance with medical etiquettedas entspricht nicht dem Berufsethos eines Arztes

etiquette

[ˈɛtɪˌkɛt] netichetta
court etiquette (royal) → cerimoniale di corte
medical etiquette → prassi f medica

etiquette

(ˈetiket) noun
rules for correct or polite behaviour between people, or within certain professions. medical/legal etiquette.
References in classic literature ?
Jimmie had an idea it wasn't common courtesy for a friend to come to one's home and ruin one's sister.
"She consents, of course, as a matter of common courtesy and common justice," he said.
There she was again, not a minute after I had left her, placed purposely in a position which made it a matter of common courtesy on the part of the clergyman to bow to her for a second time.
This is not even about learning to drive any more, it is about having common courtesy and I am afraid that this seems to be in very short supply these days.
Readers can see this collection of previously published essays as a response to rising populism, says Etzioni, meaning by that a direct connection between a charismatic leader and the public that bypasses conventional institutions such as political parties and common courtesy. They can also read it as an effort to address the problem that social institutions can no longer ensure that technological and economic innovations are used for the good of society rather than its detriment.
Let's begin with that, since it's one of my major pet peeves: Long tradition, and common courtesy, dictate that the person initiating a call be on the line when the recipient picks up the receiver.
We aim to encourage common courtesy, which seems to be increasingly forgotten by many people in everyday life.
In response, Kimura educated the traveler about the nature of a temple and the common courtesy of at least learning a little of the native language of the country one wishes to travel to.
It should go without saying, but a survey has agreed that a little common courtesy goes a long way at the office.
"Amy's Guide to Best Behavior in Japan: Do It Right and Be Polite!" is a thoroughly 'user friendly' guide for businessmen and vacationers to the common courtesy, acceptable behaviors, and expected manners that are essential for any visitor to Japan.
Kim Jong-un speaks to his entourage in his Singapore hotel room / Captured from the documentary The clip shows Trump exchanging a 'salute' with a North Korean three-star general ahead of the summit, which raised eyebrows because the US and North Korea technically are still at war The White House on Friday reacted to the controversy, saying Trump's salute was a 'common courtesy.
It takes courage or will or common sense or common courtesy

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