- [formal] deferencia (feminine) to treat sb with deference tratar a algn con deferencia out of deference to sb/sth, in deference to sb/sth por deferencia a algn/algo
Here is a selection of useful words and phrases you will need in real-life situations while you're visiting Spain and other Spanish-speaking countries...
In Spain the term castellano, rather than español, refers to the Spanish language as opposed to Catalan, Basque etc. The choice of word has political overtones: castellano has separatist connotations and español is considered centralist. In Latin America castellano is the usual term for Spanish.