German translation of 'deference'
Example Sentences Including 'deference'
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Similarly, it is extremely important if you are dealing with any government employee or politician to give due deference.Times, Sunday Times (2006)
I have learnt that sport is expected to pay deference to the real world.Times, Sunday Times (2011)
In contrast he showed very little deference to rank or position.Times, Sunday Times (2009)
They both showed an unquestioning deference to the police.Times, Sunday Times (2008)
She is the sort of woman whom one cannot regard with too much deference.Pride and Prejudice (1813)
When he was present she was more careful in speaking, and showed more deference to her mother.Wives and Daughters (1864)
This reflects wider Pakistan society, in which age is given deference and opportunity.Times, Sunday Times (2010)
So there was a family feeling extended to the clergy, as well as respect and deference.Times, Sunday Times (2009)
He showed a pleasant deference to the older man.Times, Sunday Times (2011)
This royal wedding showed that deference for our top tribe has gone.Times, Sunday Times (2011)
This is a relatively low bar that gives deference to the Congress.Christianity Today (2000)
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'deference' in Other Languages
British English: deference NOUN
Deference is a polite and respectful attitude towards someone, especially because they have an important position.
...the older political tradition of deference to great leaders.
Translation of deference from the Collins English to German Dictionary