Definitions

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  • adjective comparative form of polite: more polite

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Examples

  • His Sunday column gives the Governor's decision its due derision, in politer terms appropriate for a family newspaper.

    Sound Politics: Governor Punts, Editorial Boards Applaud. Voters, what say you?

  • I call back the account manager, and ask, in politer terms of course, what the hell is going on here.

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  • I call back the account manager, and ask, in politer terms of course, what the hell is going on here.

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  • This is actually politer than some of Mr Darling's withering observations about his former colleagues in government.

    Labour must learn from their history or be doomed to repeat it | Andrew Rawnsley

  • I do share his dislike in that post for publishers that want free advice instead of paying for consulting work, but there are much politer, more professional ways to make the point.

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  • This may or may not usher in a new era of smaller, more efficient government, politer disagreement, and more general fist-pumping in delight at living in America, but it certainly was a speech to remember.

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  • In politer terms, Peter's hematologists advised us to cease and desist getting pregnant again.

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  • The Americans were politer than I'd ever seen them though; they get this a lot, and call it "the flagpole", as they direct your car into a separate lane that forces you around the flag pole and back into Canada.

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  • They picked up where Dada had left off, in the 1920s, its energies channeled into the politer and more formally acceptable modes of Surrealism. 1970 was a mere ten years from the landmark retrospective devoted to the heritage of Marcel Duchamp at the Pasadena Art Museum.

    Peter Clothier: PST/OC

  • They picked up where Dada had left off, in the 1920s, its energies channeled into the politer and more formally acceptable modes of Surrealism. 1970 was a mere ten years from the landmark retrospective devoted to the heritage of Marcel Duchamp at the Pasadena Art Museum.

    Peter Clothier: PST/OC

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