bienséance

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from French bienséance.

Noun[edit]

bienséance (uncountable)

  1. Propriety, decorum.

French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

bienséant +‎ -ance

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

bienséance f (plural bienséances)

  1. propriety
    Synonym: convenance
    Antonym: inconvenance

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