Translation of "respectful" - English-Mandarin Chinese dictionary

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uk /rɪˈspekt.fəl/ us /rɪˈspekt.fəl/

respectful adjective (ADMIRATION)

C1 showing admiration for someone or something

"We're so pleased to meet you at last," he said in a respectful tone of voice. “我们终于和您见面了,真是万分高兴,”他毕恭毕敬地说道。

respectful adjective (HONOUR)

C1 showing politeness or honour to someone or something

There was a respectful two-minute silence as we remembered the soldiers who had died in the war. 在纪念战争中阵亡将士的仪式上,我们心怀崇敬默哀两分钟。
be respectful of sth

to accept that something is important and not to try to change it or cause offence

He taught his children to be respectful of other cultures. 他教导他的孩子们要尊重其他文化。

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