Meaning of “genuflect” in the English Dictionary

"genuflect" in British English

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(Definition of “genuflect” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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genuflectverb [ I ]

us /ˈdʒen·jəˌflekt/

to bend one knee or touch one knee to the floor as a sign of worship or respect

noun [ C ] us /ˌdʒen·jəˈflek·ʃən/

The book just couldn't get past her genuflection for authors of a previous generation.

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