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adjective 
  1. (context, of a man) courteous, Courteous, polite, refined, and suave.
    • 1949: George Orwell, Nineteen Eighty-Four, p12
    • : He felt deeply drawn to him, and not solely because he was intrigued by the contrast between O"Brien"s manner and his prize-fighter"s physique.
Translations: 
  • French: urbain
    1. French, urbain
    2. German: weltgewandt
Etymology: Existing since the sixteenth century in the sense of "appropriate to a city": from urbainFrench, urbain or from urbanusLatin, urbanus (from urbsLatin, urbs, "city").


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