Courteous

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Courteous Meaning and Definition in Dictionary

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  • characterized by courtesy and gracious good manners; "if a man be gracious and courteous to strangers it shows he is a citizen of the world"-Francis Bacon
  • exhibiting courtesy and politeness; "a nice gesture"

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* Be courteous to all, but intimate with few, and let those few be well tried before you give them your confidence. True friendship is a plant of slow grow, and must undergo and withstand the shocks of adversity before it is entitled to the appellation. - George Washington

* Be courteous to all, but intimate with few and let those few be well tried before you give them your confidence. - George Washington


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  • Be courteous, City Police Commissioner tells cops
    We can get good results if the existing gap between public and police is bridged: Mahendar Reddy. The Commissioner asked officials to regularly interact with public and take their help in prevention and detection of crime. Moreover, it will also help in establishment of a safe, secure and stable society, he said. Read more on this news related to 'Courteous'
  • SRK praises Salman for being courteous, gracious
    “Everybody is courteous and gracious and so is Salman Khan,” said Shah Rukh Khan reacting to the former’s friendly gesture. The two are known for their infamous rivalry, but now both of them seem to be holding out an olive branch to each other. If Salman was gracious enough as the host of “Bigg Boss 8″ to say that they will promote Shah Rukh’s Happy Ne Read more on this news related to 'Courteous'
  • Shah Rukh Khan praises Salman for being courteous, gracious
    "Everybody is courteous and gracious and so is Salman Khan," said Shah Rukh Khan reacting to the former's friendly gesture. Read more on this news related to 'Courteous'

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