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yieldingadjective

uk   us   /ˈjiːl.dɪŋ/ formal

yielding adjective (SOFT)

Soft ​substances or ​qualities that are yielding can ​bend: a yielding ​mire of ​wetleaves yielding ​flesh/​softness

yielding adjective (PERSON)

A yielding ​person can ​change the way they ​normallybehave or ​deal with ​situations when it is ​helpful or ​necessary.
(Definition of yielding from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “yielding”
in Chinese (Simplified) 柔性的, 易弯曲的…
in Chinese (Traditional) 柔性的, 易彎曲的…
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