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  • n. Behavior that is both morally and socially correct; proper manner, decorum or etiquette.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. the general appearance, condition or action, originally of horses, afterwards of persons; as, the members of a boat crew are said to be in good form when they pull together uniformly. The phrases are further used colloquially in description of conduct or manners in society; as, it is not good form to smoke in the presence of a lady.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. behavior that conforms to social conventions of the time

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