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English definition of “complaisance”

complaisance

noun [U]     /kəmˈpleɪ.zəns/ US  /-səns/ formal
willingness to please others by being polite and fitting in with their plansObedient and compliantObeying and breaking the law complaisant     /-zənt/ US  /-sənt/ adjective
(Definition of complaisance noun from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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