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noun [uncountable]     decency pronunciation in American English
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  1. behavior that is moral, good, or reasonable

    No one with any sense of decency can ignore their request for help.

    It would have been only common decency to phone and say you’d be late.

    have the decency to do something:

    You didn’t even have the decency to say you’re sorry!


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