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docile

adjective uk   /ˈdəʊ.saɪl/  us   /ˈdɑː.səl/
quiet and easy to influence, persuade, or control: The once docile population has finally risen up against the ruthless regime.
docility
noun [U] uk   /dəʊˈsɪl.ɪ.ti/  us   /dɑːˈsɪl.ə.t̬i/
Translations of “docile”
in Vietnamese dẽ bảo…
in Spanish dócil, manso…
in Thai ว่านอนสอนง่าย…
in Malaysian patuh…
in French docile…
in German fügsam…
in Chinese (Traditional) 溫和的, 溫順的,馴服的, 易控制的…
in Indonesian penurut…
in Russian послушный…
in Turkish halim selim, yumuşak başlı, uysal…
in Chinese (Simplified) 温和的, 温顺的,驯服的, 易控制的…
in Polish uległy, potulny…
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