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One entry found for decency.
Main Entry: de·cen·cy
Pronunciation: primarystressdemacrons-schwan-semacron
Function: noun
Inflected Form(s): plural -cies
1 a : the quality or state of being decent : PROPRIETY b : agreement with standards of taste, quality, or proper behavior <decency, not fear of punishment, made them behave>
2 : a standard of proper behavior -- usually used in plural <always observed the decencies of the formal dance>

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