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From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishurbaneur‧bane /ɜːˈbeɪn $ ɜːr-/ adjective  CONFIDENTbehaving in a relaxed and confident way in social situations Neil was urbane, witty, direct, and honest.urbanely adverburbanity /ɜːˈbænəti $ ɜːr-/ noun [uncountable]
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urbaneHyde, House Judiciary Committee chairman, is an urbane conservative respected by members of both parties.And yet Penzias makes a good case for the new golden age, and his urbane discourse is both enlivening and instructive.She had barely recognized their cool, urbane general manager in the seedy, vengeful man who had made such wild accusations.With its vintage cable cars and cosmopolitan restaurants, the city is brimming with urbane sophistication.The sketches paired macho athletes with their more urbane, suave counterparts.Robert the next day seemed urbane, sure of himself, even, she thought, pleased with himself.By day, this urbane, well-educated man mastered complex problems in a high-tech consulting firm.
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