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1(attitude/manner) deferenteto be deferential to sb — ser deferente (para) con algn
- Some bosses like their employees to be blunt and assertive; others like them respectful and deferential.
- He felt that he was always deferential and respectful.
- He was accompanied by a friend, a man of imposing physique, whose deferential manner and constant attention showed that his position was one of dependence.
- Though Trench was deferential to authority he was also a man of valour.
- Instead, he underplays and it's a joy to watch him assume just the right mask of deferential blandness to manage his Colonel.
- He asked me where my Pass was, and I turned very polite, deferential and apologetic, saying that I had left it at home.
- Everything else is carried out with pomp and ceremony by the deferential, impeccably mannered, staff.
- Why doesn't a polite and deferential invitation to talk do the trick any more?
- There are also slavishly deferential entries on various historians and political scientists.
- The growth of social movements has been limited because of deferential attitudes toward the state's role in public affairs.
- By contrast, those in favour of reform were accorded a respect that bordered on the deferential.
- I asked, my tone polite and deferential - the latter being something which did not come naturally to me.
- Are the courts excessively deferential to the medical profession?
- In sharp contrast to many of his rivals, he had a modest and deferential manner which put those in authority at their ease.
- The social changes of the last 50 years have created an electorate less loyal to individual parties and no longer deferential towards politicians.
- They are amazingly deferential to men and try to placate them.
- It's particularly difficult if you're doing those role-changes with people you have been used to being highly deferential towards.
- But now the courts seem inclined to be more deferential to the prosecution's side of this problem.
- She is combative, not deferential, but not as effective as I'd like to see.
- He thoroughly deserved his long obituary, the tone of which is almost adulatory in parts, even allowing for the deferential standards of the time.
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