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English definition of “genuflection”

genuflection

noun [C or U]     /ˌdʒen.jʊˈflek.ʃən/
the act of genuflectingReligious practices the act of showing respect: Contemporary Hollywood movies often make subtle genuflections to the great film-makers of the past.Religious practices
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