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Definition of the noun decency
What does decency mean as a name of something?
noun - plural: decencies
- the quality of conforming to standards of propriety and morality
- the quality of being polite and respectable
Alternative definition of the noun decency
- the quality of being decent; propriety
"Decency": Godheten is a 2013 documentary film directed by Stefan Jarl.
- also known as Godheten
- country: Sweden
- languages: Swedish Language, English Language
- edited by Stefan Jarl
- genre: Documentary film
- released on
- official website: godheten.se
"Decency" is a book written by Robert Reed.
- released in (19 years ago)
Decency: Se llama decencia al aseo, compostura y adorno correspondiente a cada persona o cosa y en sentido más particular al acatamiento externo a las convivencias sociales y a las buenas costumbres.
Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for Decency
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Out of the Blue (2009)
September 11 and the Novel by Kristiaan Versluys
decency is the first and foremost response to terrorist rage. While extreme circumstances strain the 9/11: the discursive responses | 16.
by Sheba Suphannahong
Decency is a theme running through each saga, and it's good to observe how it all contributes to a better society. Each saga is shaped like a photo-essay; providing background information about Thailand, places and even current events – an ...
Corporate Ethics, Governance, and Social Responsibility: Precepts and Practices: Precepts and Practices
by A. C. Fernando
The casefor corporate decency is a strong one,both from a philosophical aswellas from apractical perspective. Thebasisof capitalismis the utilitarian principle of the greatestgood forthegreatest number. The market economy has, indeed, ...
by Yvonne Jewkes, Jamie Bennett
Key texts and sources DECENCY The 'decency agenda' was launched by the Prison Service in 2002 and is the latest incarnation of the policy to humanize prisons. This particular incarnation is distin- guished, however, by the development of ...
by Jerry Welch
Decency, Decent: Decency is ...
An Encyclopedia by James Ciment
Wallace Tashima, ruling the NEA decency clause unconstitutional .
by Robert L. Maddex
COMMUNICATIONS DECENCY ACT The law has had a particularly di≈cult time dealing with pornography, obscenity, and indecency on the Internet. Congress has made several attempts to pass legislation that would keep improper materials ...
by Thomas Sheridan
Wanting decency, void of a quick fense. To INCUR, in kūr'. v.a. To become liable to a punishment or reprehension; to occur, to press on the senses. INCURABILITY, in-kā-rā-bis-it-y. s. Hmpossibility of cure. INCURABLE, in-kü'-rābl . a.
Encyclopedia of Censorship (2009)
by Jonathon Green, Nicholas J. Karolides
On appeal, the high court in Athens agreed, noting that it “offends the public decency,” “insults religious sensibilities,” and “its basic premise is indecent” (ALA, 1989). In England the British Board of Film Classification certified the film without ...
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Video shows what decency means. the quality of being decent; propriety. That which is proper or becoming.. Decency Meaning. How to pronounce, definition ...
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Scrabble value of D2E1C3E1N1C3Y4
The value of this 7-letter word is 15 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.Couldn't select: Got error 28 from storage engine