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subservient

adjective uk   /səbˈsɜː.vi.ənt/ us    /-ˈsɝː-/ disapproving
willing to do what other people want, or considering your wishes as less important than those of other people: to adopt a subservient role/position The government was accused of being subservient to the interests of the pro-Europe campaigners.
subservience
noun [U] uk   /-əns/ us  
subserviently
adverb uk   /-li/ us  
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