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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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  • 'AAP was not courteous enough to inform before shunting me out': Admiral Ramdas
    New Delhi, Mar. 29 (ANI): Former chief of naval staff Admiral (retired) Laxminarayan Ramdas on Sunday expressed disappointment over the leadership of the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) for not informing him before shunting him out from the internal Lokpal. "It is with great surprise and sadness that I heard today from a reporter that the Aam Aadmi Party no longer requ Read more on this news related to 'Courteous'
  • OIA leaders take step toward privatizing airport security
    Leaders at Orlando International Airport took another step toward privatizing airport security. The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) has been under scrutiny because of recent security lapses. Leaders said they will survey the TSA for the next nine months to ensure that officers are providing prompt service, proper security and being courteous to visito Read more on this news related to 'Courteous'
  • GUEST VIEW: Decision to sell Boy Scout camps Russell and Cedarlands a slow, thoughtful process
    A Scout is Trustworthy, Loyal, Helpful, Friendly, Courteous, Kind, Obedient, Cheerful, Thrifty, Brave, Clean and Reverent. This is the Scout Law, the values that the Boy Scouts of America hold dear and teach to every young person who enters our program. This Law has been quoted in recent submissions to the media questioning our decision on the sale of camp propert Read more on this news related to 'Courteous'

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