beleefd

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Etymology[edit]

From beleefd, in the older sense "to observe (a custom)". The word thus originally meant "observing custom or protocol".

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beleefd (comparative beleefder, superlative beleefdst)

  1. polite (well-mannered)

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beleefd

  1. past participle of beleven

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