Meaning of “servile” in the English Dictionary

"servile" in British English

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servileadjective

uk /ˈsɜː.vaɪl/ us /ˈsɝː.vəl/ disapproving

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

"servile" in American English

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servileadjective

us /ˈsɜr·vəl, -vɑɪl/

eager to serve and please someone else in a way that shows a lack of respect for yourself:

As a waiter, you want to be pleasant to people without appearing servile.

(Definition of “servile” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)