Translation of deference in Spanish:
- [formal] to treat somebody with deferencetratar a alguien con deferenciaout of deference to somebody/something, in deference to somebody/somethingpor deferencia a alguien/algoExample sentences
- Elizabeth II came to the throne when Britain still enjoyed a society where deference joined with self respect.
- The prisoners were all perfectly submissive and paid every deference to the wishes of those in whose custody they were placed.
- Even when this process is taking place, there is still a battle against old ideas and the habits of deference and submission.
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