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obeisance

noun [C or U] uk   /əʊˈbeɪ.səns/  us   /oʊ-/ formal
the fact of obeying or respecting someone, or something you do that expresses this: One by one the noblemen made their obeisances (= bent at the waist) to the queen.
Translations of “obeisance”
in Chinese (Traditional) 敬仰, 恭敬, 鞠躬,敬禮…
in Chinese (Simplified) 敬仰, 恭敬, 鞠躬,敬礼…
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