Definitions

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  • adv. in a polite manner

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adv. In a polished manner; so as to be smooth or glossy.
  • adv. In a polite manner; with politeness.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Smoothly; with a polished surface.
  • In a polite manner; with elegance of manners; courteously.

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

  • adv. in a polite manner

Etymologies

polite +‎ -ly (Wiktionary)

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