Từ điển trực tuyến - Online Dictionary

English - Vietnamese Dictionary
obedience /ə'bi:djəns/
  • danh từ
    • sự nghe lời, sự vâng lời; sự tuân lệnh, sự tuân theo, sự phục tùng
      • obedience of law: sự phục tùng pháp luật
    • (tôn giáo) khu vực quản lý, khu vực quyền hành
      • the obedience of the Pope: khu vực tôn quyền của giáo hoàng
    • in obedience to
      • vâng lệnh, theo lệnh
    • passive obedience
      • sự bảo sao nghe vậy, sự tuân theo thụ động
    • sự miễn cưỡng tuân theo
Concise Dictionary
+the act of obeying; dutiful or submissive behavior with respect to another person
+the trait of being willing to obey
+behavior intended to please your parents

Thesaurus Dictionary
compliance, dutifulness, observance, respect, respectfulness, tractability, conformity or conformance, yielding, conformability, adaptability, agreement, agreeability, agreeableness, acquiescence, submissiveness, submission, subservience, docility, passiveness, passivity:
The abbot demanded unquestioning obedience with regard to every rule of the monastic order.
Collocation Dictionary


absolute, complete, total
He demands absolute obedience from his men.
| blind, passive, unquestioning


demand, exact, expect | owe
All clergy owed obedience to their superior.
| pledge, swear


in ~ to
She acted in passive obedience to her boss's directions.
| ~ to
The slaves had to swear obedience to their masters.

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