adverb see urbane

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • urbanely — urbane ► ADJECTIVE ▪ (especially of a man) suave, courteous, and refined. DERIVATIVES urbanely adverb. ORIGIN originally in the sense «urban»: from Latin urbanus …   English terms dictionary

  • urbanely — adverb in an urbane manner I had tea occasionally with the Duke, said Mr. Eggers urbanely • Derived from adjective: ↑urbane …   Useful english dictionary

  • urbanely — See urbane. * * * …   Universalium

  • urbanely — adverb in an urbane manner …   Wiktionary

  • urbanely — adv. politely, courteously …   English contemporary dictionary

  • urbanely — ur·bane·ly …   English syllables

  • urbanely — See: urbane …   English dictionary

  • urbane — urbanely, adv. urbaneness, n. /err bayn /, adj. 1. having the polish and suavity regarded as characteristic of sophisticated social life in major cities: an urbane manner. 2. reflecting elegance, sophistication, etc., esp. in expression: He… …   Universalium

  • urbane — adjective Etymology: Latin urbanus urban, urbane Date: circa 1623 notably polite or polished in manner Synonyms: see suave • urbanely adverb …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • Ludovico Ariosto — (September 8, 1474 ndash; July 6, 1533) was an Italian poet, best known as the author of the epic poem Orlando Furioso (1516), Mad Orlando .Birth and early lifeAriosto was born in Reggio Emilia, where his father Niccolò Ariosto was commander of… …   Wikipedia

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