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Definition of civility noun from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

     

    civility

     noun
    noun
    NAmE//səˈvɪlət̮i//
     
    (formal)
     
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  1. 1[uncountable] polite behavior Staff members are trained to treat customers with civility at all times.
  2. 2civilities [plural] remarks that are said only in order to be polite She didn't waste time on civilities.
See the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary entry: civility