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 Dictionary entry overview: What does politely mean? 

POLITELY (adverb)
  The adverb POLITELY has 1 sense:

1. in a polite manner

  Familiarity information: POLITELY used as an adverb is very rare.

 Dictionary entry details 

POLITELY (adverb)

Sense 1politely [BACK TO TOP]


In a polite manner


courteously; politely

Context example:

the policeman answered politely, 'Now look here, lady...'


impolitely (in an impolite manner)


polite (showing regard for others in manners, speech, behavior, etc.)

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