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American English: /oʊˈbeɪsəns/ , /əˈbeɪsəns/ , /oʊˈbisəns/ , /əˈbisns/ British English: /ə(ʊ)ˈbeɪs(ə)ns/

Translation of obeisance in Spanish:


  • 1 uncountable (homage) [formal] to make or pay obeisance to somebody/something
    rendir or tributar homenaje a alguien/algo
    Example sentences
    • Temple bells chimed as men in flowing kurtas and multicoloured turbans and bejewelled women in vivid pinks and purples paid obeisance to their guru, Baba Gulabgir.
    • The more timid paid obeisance to the policies of the founders, but they also snippily noted that ‘their views were necessarily limited.’
    • Infact Shiva's devotee, Sudheet approached Uma to pay his respectful obeisance.
  • 2 countable and uncountable (bow) [archaic]
    Example sentences
    • The slaves collapsed into reverential obeisances as the angelic flight passed overhead.
    • Many stories have come down to us of her cruelty: for example, that she had two serfs sent to Siberia for having failed to make their obeisances to her as she passed - because they did not see her.
    • I offer repeated obeisances unto Lord Krishna, who is the protector and well-wisher of the cows and the brahmanas.
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