Translation of obedience in Spanish:
- to show obedience to somebody/somethingto owe obedience to somebody [formal]obedecer a alguien/algoto act in obedience to somebody's wishesdeberle obediencia a alguienactuar obedeciendo los deseos de alguienExample sentences
- But his blind obedience to duty and authority leads to a moral failure to rebel against Ahab, and because duty wins, he dooms both himself and the ship to its fate.
- Particularly significant is the power of certain types of organization to condition the behaviour of their members, especially in habituating them to obedience to authority.
- He was fascinated by behavioural patterns and society's obedience to authority and New Yorkers were doubtless delighted when his research revealed them to be so obliging.
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