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English definition of “bow down to sb”

bow down to sb

mainly UK
verb [I or T] uk phrasal verb with bow   /baʊ/ us  
to agree to obey someone: He expects me to bow down to him and do everything he tells me.Accepting and agreeing reluctantlyAccepting and agreeingApproving and approval
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