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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.
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servileadjective

uk   /ˈsɜː.vaɪl/  us   /ˈsɝː.vəl/ disapproving
servility
noun [U] uk   /sɜːˈvɪl.ə.ti/  us   /sɝːˈvɪl.ə.t̬i/ formal disapproving
She ​found the servility of the ​hotelstaffembarrassing.
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