courtesy

The Correct spelling is: courtesy

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  • n., pl. -sies.
      1. Polite behavior.
      2. A polite gesture or remark.
      1. Consent or agreement in spite of fact; indulgence: They call this pond a lake by courtesy only.
      2. Willingness or generosity in providing something needed: free advertising through the courtesy of the local newspaper.
    adj.
    1. Given or done as a polite gesture: paid a courtesy visit to the new neighbors.
    2. Free of charge: courtesy tickets for the reporters.

    [Middle English courtesie, from Old French, from corteis, courtly. See courteous.]


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