Deferent - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |ˈdefərənt|  American pronunciation of the word deferent
Brit.  |ˈdɛf(ə)r(ə)nt|  British pronunciation of the word deferent

adjective

- showing deference (syn: deferential, regardful)

Examples

...though he's already attained star status, the rookie remains deferent to the team's veteran players...

These deferent vessels are two, one on each side.

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