Definition of MANNER

manners pl  personal conduct or behavior as evaluated by an accepted standard of appropriateness for a social or professional setting <the young man's impeccable manners are an unmistakable sign of a good upbringing>
a distinctive way of putting ideas into words <the former doctor writes his novels very much in the manner of someone who is used to observing the smallest details>
a number of persons or things that are grouped together because they have something in common <fish and all manner of sea life on view at the aquarium>
the means or procedure for doing something <you happened to reach the correct answer, but the manner by which you solved the problem was all wrong>

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