Due regard for something considered important or authoritative:
Conformity with what is proper or fitting
The definition of courtesy is polite behavior and the showing of proper manners or is a polite and socially proper act.
The deference and recognition that the courts of one jurisdiction give to the law and the judicial decisions and proceedings of another jurisdiction as a matter of courtesy and respect rather than out of obligation. For example, comity normally prevents a federal court from interfering with a state criminal action. Likewise, American courts usually recognize the judicial decisions (for example, a judgment or a divorce decree) of another country if it is determined that the judicial procedures of that country are substantially fair. See also abstention, full faith and credit, and relinquishment.
(Cartography) a unit pertaining to the infrastructure of a community, such as a public toilet, a postbox, a library etc.
A polite social utterance; a civility:
The quality of being genteel; now, specif., excessive or affected refinement and elegance
A lack of courtesy or politeness; rudeness
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