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English definition of “obedient”

obedient

adjective     /əˈbiː.di.ənt/ US  /oʊ-/
doing, or willing to do, what you have been told to do by someone in authority : Students are expected to be quiet and obedient in the classroom . an obedient dog → See also obey → Opposite disobedientObedient and compliantObeying and breaking the law obediently     /-li/ adverb The dog trotted obediently to his master .Obedient and compliantObeying and breaking the law
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