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"submissive" in British English

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submissiveadjective

uk   /səbˈmɪs.ɪv/ us   /səbˈmɪs.ɪv/
submissively
adverb uk   /səbˈmɪs.ɪv.li/ us   /səbˈmɪs.ɪv.li/
submissiveness
noun [U] uk   /səbˈmɪs.ɪv.nəs/ us   /səbˈmɪs.ɪv.nəs/
(Definition of submissive from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"submissive" in American English

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submissiveadjective

us   /səbˈmɪs·ɪv/
showing a willingness to be controlled by other people: a submissive gesture
(Definition of submissive from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “submissive”
in Chinese (Simplified) 顺从的,温顺的,听话的…
in Turkish itaatkâr, uysal, söz dinler…
in Russian покорный…
in Chinese (Traditional) 順從的,溫順的,聽話的…
in Polish uległy, posłuszny…
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