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courtesy call

Definition of courtesy call

  1. :  a visit made because it is the polite thing to do <They paid a courtesy call on the ambassador.>



Word by Word Definitions

courtesyplay
  1. :  behavior marked by polished manners or respect for others :  courteous behavior

    :  a courteous and respectful act or expression

    :  general allowance despite facts :  indulgence

  1. :  granted, provided, or performed as a courtesy or by way of courtesy (see 1courtesy)

callplay
  1. :  to speak in a loud distinct voice so as to be heard at a distance :  shout

    :  to make a request or demand

    :  to utter a characteristic note or cry

  1. :  an act of calling with the voice :  shout

    :  an imitation of the cry of a bird or other animal made to attract it

    :  an instrument used for calling


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