Translation of "kowtow" - English-Mandarin Chinese dictionary

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kowtowverb [ I ]

uk /ˌkaʊˈtaʊ/ us /ˌkaʊˈtaʊ/ disapproving

to show too much respect to someone in authority, always doing what you are told and changing what you do in order to please them

卑躬屈膝,唯命是从

(Translation of “kowtow” from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Simplified) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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