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Deferential Meaning and Definition in Dictionary

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  • showing deference

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Deferential Sample Sentences in News

  • Patrick Honohan tells inquiry that regulator and Central Bank should have been ‘less deferential’ to banking industry
    Governor says government should have considered liquidation of Anglo instead of bank guarantee Read more on this news related to 'Deferential'
  • Obama downsizes his policy aims — and challenges Congress to answer
    There was no reference to the electoral drubbing his party suffered last fall, nor a deferential tribute to the new Republican Senate majority leader. The only elections that a self-assured President Obama mentioned in his State of the Union address were his own victories. Read more on this news related to 'Deferential'

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