Translation of deferencia in English:

deferencia

deference, n.

feminine noun

formal

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    deference
    tuvo la deferencia de cederme su lugar he was courteous enough to give up his place to me
    • no muestran ninguna deferencia hacia / con los mayores they do not treat their elders with due deference / respect
    • el gesto se interpretó como una deferencia hacia los visitantes the gesture was seen as a mark of respect toward(s) the visitors
    • no lo dije por deferencia a la visita I refrained from saying it out of / in deference to our visitor