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"obedient" in British English

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obedientadjective

uk   /əˈbiː.di.ənt/  us   /oʊˈbiː.di.ənt/
obediently
adverb uk   /əˈbiː.di.ənt.li/  us   /oʊˈbiː.di.ənt.li/
The dog trotted obediently to his master.
(Definition of obedient from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"obedient" in American English

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obedientadjective

 us   /oʊˈbid·i·ənt/
doing or willing to do what you have been asked or ordered to do by someone in authority: an obedient child
obedience
noun [U]  us   /oʊˈbid·i·əns/
She demands absolute obedience to the rules.
(Definition of obedient from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “obedient”
in Arabic مُطيع…
in Korean 복종하는…
in Portuguese obediente…
in Catalan obedient…
in Japanese 従順な…
in Chinese (Simplified) 服从的, 顺从的,听话的…
in Chinese (Traditional) 服從的, 順從的,聽話的…
in Italian ubbidiente…
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