What is another word for propriety?

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[ pɹəpɹˈa͡ɪ͡ətɪ], [ pɹəpɹˈa‍ɪ‍ətɪ], [ p_ɹ_ə_p_ɹ_ˈaɪə_t_ɪ]

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How to use "Propriety" in context?

Propriety concerns the way we behave in public, especially when we are expected to act in a certain way. This can vary from country to country, and from culture to culture. Some examples of what is considered proper behavior include not wearing revealing clothing, not speaking loudly in public, and not smoking in public.

There are often rules that are specific to certain places, such as being respectful to elders, not making noise while in a temple, or not eating in a public park during certain hours. These rules are often enforced by the individuals or organizations that are in charge of those specific places, such as the police or the government.

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