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bon ton(bŏn tŏn′)
a. A sophisticated manner or style.
b. The proper thing to do.
2. High society.
[French : bon, good + ton, tone.]
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bon ton(bɔ̃ tɔ̃)
1. sophisticated manners or breeding
2. fashionable society
[literally: good tone]
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bon ton(ˈbɒn ˈtɒn, bɔ̃ ˈtɔ̃)
1. good or elegant form or style.
2. something regarded as fashionably correct.
3. fashionable society.
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