how to pronounce civility

/səˈvɪlətiː/

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The above transcription of civility is a detailed (narrow) transcription according to the rules of the International Phonetic Association. You can find a description of each symbol by clicking the phoneme buttons in the secction below.

civility is pronounced in four syllables

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səvɪlət

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An example use of civility in a speech by a native speaker of american english:

“… with kindness and with civility and with …”

meanings of civility

noun:

  1. An individual act or expression of polite behaviour; a courtesy.
  2. Speech or behaviour that is fit for civil interactions; politeness, courtesy.
  3. A civil office; a civil capacity.
  4. The state or fact of being civilized; civilization.

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