The Nobel winners follow a different process in deference to their busy schedules.
The 51-seat City Council has an unspoken tradition, known as member deference, that allows a council member to effectively veto land-use proposals in their district.
拥有 51 个席位的市议会有一个不言而喻的传统，即成员尊重，允许议会成员有效否决其所在地区的土地使用提案。
—New York Times
“Chevron deference” is the term of art lawyers gave to how courts have treated the 1984 ruling, which involved a fight between the energy giant and the Environmental Protection Agency and its environmental allies.
“雪佛龙尊重”是艺术律师对法院如何对待 1984 年裁决的术语，该裁决涉及能源巨头与环境保护局及其环保盟友之间的斗争。
courteous regard for people’s feelings
Sure you wear ripped jeans to school every day, but you don’t wear them to your grandmother’s house out of deference to her. When you show deference to someone, you make a gesture of respect.
The noun deference goes with the verb defer, which means “to yield to someone’s opinions or wishes out of respect for that person.” If you and your dad disagree about the best route to the grocery store, you might defer to him, and take his route. You’re taking his route out of deference to his opinion and greater experience.
名词 deference 与动词 defer 连在一起，意思是“出于对某人的尊重而屈服于某人的意见或愿望”。如果你和你爸爸对去杂货店的最佳路线意见不一，你可能会服从他，走他的路线。出于对他的意见和更丰富的经验的尊重，你选择了他的路线。
Even though he had removed himself from domestic matters, everyone still paid him enormous deference.
—The Evolution of Calpurnia Tate by Jacqueline Kelly
In spite of her youth, he addressed her with all the deference due a professional educator.
—The Incorrigible Children of Ashton Place: Book I: The Mysterious Howling by Maryrose Wood
In English, they would be free of the sharply defined gradients of Korean hierarchy: formal deference, informal deference, blunt, familiar, intimate, and plain.
—Outliers by Malcolm Gladwell
deference (n.)”a yielding in opinion, submission to the judgment of another,” 1640s, from French déférence (16c.), from déférer “to yield, comply” (see defer (v.2)).Related entries & more
deference (n.)“意见屈服，服从他人的判断”，1640 年代，来自法语 déférence (16c.)，来自 déférer “屈服，遵守”（参见 defer (v.2)）。相关条目 &更多的
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