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See also: déférence
- (UK) IPA(key): /ˈdɛfəɹəns/
- (General American) IPA(key): /ˈdɛ.fɚ.əns/, /ˈdɛ.fɹəns/
Audio (US) (file)
- Rhymes: -ɛfəɹəns
- Great respect.
- The children treated their elders with deference.
- The willingness to carry out the wishes of others.
- By tidying his room, he showed deference to his mother.
the willingness to carry out the wishes of others