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Context SensitivePlay
Use 'courtesy' in formal and polite social settings to describe respectful behavior. SlideAt the dinner, his courtesy impressed the dignitaries.
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Expectation BasedPlay
In some cultures, 'courtesy' might be expected in certain situations like greeting elders. SlideIn our family, courtesy demands we stand when elders enter.
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Beyond MannersPlay
'Courtesy' implies deeper respect, not just polite manners or etiquette. SlideHe listened with courtesy, showing true respect for their opinions.