Example sentences for: deference

How can you use “deference” in a sentence? Here are some example sentences to help you improve your vocabulary:

  • This is largely in deference to the sensitivities of Europeans and Americans, who are blamed for collusion with the Nationalists in the excesses of their anticommunist struggle.

  • A separate Post story notes that the House put off voting on a bill to strengthen Taiwan-American military relations in deference to the negotiations with China.

  • It was planned in the 1820s as a symbol of Scottish national pride and designed as a mini-Parthenon, in deference to the neoclassical style popular at the time.

  • The deference the Senate used to grant sub-Cabinet nominees is vanishing, too.

  • Out of deference to the pope, the state of Missouri postponed something until after he left St. Louis and returned to Rome.


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