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civility (s) (noun), civilities (pl)
Polite, respectful, and reasonable behavior: Mrs. Smith, the teacher, told her students that everyone should be treated with civility; which means, they should be polite and courteous with each other and with other people.

Tom and Sarah, brother and sister, greeted each other with the usual exchange of civilities or polite words and actions.

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