deferential Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary

Meaning of “deferential” in the English Dictionary

"deferential" in British English

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uk   us   /ˌdef.əˈren.ʃəl/
polite and ​showingrespect: She is always ​extremely deferential towards anyone in ​authority.
adverb uk   us   /-i/
They ​bowed deferentially as she came into the ​room.
(Definition of deferential from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “deferential”
in Chinese (Simplified) 尊重的,尊敬的,恭敬的…
in Chinese (Traditional) 尊重的,尊敬的,恭敬的…
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