observe the social amenities

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Definition of observe the social amenities

: to behave with politeness We have never really liked each other, but we observe the social amenities whenever we meet.

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“Observe the social amenities.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/observe%20the%20social%20amenities. Accessed 26 Oct. 2021.

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