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Definition: sense of modesty, decency, propriety

Hollywood a perdu son sens de la pudeur il y a longtemps - Hollywood lost its sense of modesty a long time ago

Il ne faut pas agir sans pudeur - You shouldn't act without regard to propriety

Related: pudibond (adj) - prudish (exaggerated); la pudibonderie - prudishness; la pudicité - modesty, discretion; pudique (adj) - modest, discreet; pudiquement (adv) - modestly, discreetly

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