Traducción de deferential en español:


deferente, adj.

Pronunciación /ˌdɛfəˈrɛn(t)ʃ(ə)l/ /dɛfəˈrɛnʃ(ə)l/

Ver definición en español de deferente


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    (attitude/manner) deferente
    to 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.