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deference

Pronunciation: /ˈdefərəns/

Translation of deference in Spanish:

noun/nombre

uncountable/no numerable
  • [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

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