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noun grace pronunciation in British English /ɡreɪs/
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  1. 1
    [uncountable] a smooth and beautiful way of moving

    She moved with natural grace.

    1. a.
      a simple and beautiful quality

      the grace of Greek architecture

  2. 2
    [uncountable] kind, polite, and fair behaviour

    She captures the character’s essential gentleness and grace.

    have the (good) grace to do something:

    He should have the grace to admit he was wrong.

    with (good/a good) grace (=in a pleasant and willing way):

    Davis accepted the defeat with good grace.

    with bad/a bad/an ill grace (=in an unpleasant and unwilling way):

    She responded with an ill grace to our appeal for help.

  3. 6
    [countable] a grace note
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