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Usage notes 
- The one-word comparative form politer and superlative form politest exist, but are less common than their two-word counterparts more polite and most polite.
- See also Wikisaurus:polite
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- (obsolete, transitive) To polish; to refine; to render polite.
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- Oxford English Dictionary, Second Edition, 1989
- polite in Webster’s Revised Unabridged Dictionary, G. & C. Merriam, 1913
- polite in The Century Dictionary, The Century Co., New York, 1911
polite f pl
- feminine plural of polito
- second-person plural present active imperative of poliō