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use "deference" in a sentence

However, in deference to the holiness of Shabbat, the manna would not fall on that day.

He decided to substitute a stucco exterior in place of masonry in deference to Californian traditions.

When chanters mentioned her name, listeners removed their kapa (bark cloth) garments
though Sir John Norris sought to bring him to heel, O'Neill managed to defer English attempts on his territory for more than two years.

If the engineered system is large and complex enough, the systems architect may defer to a hardware architect and a software architect for parts of the job, although they all may be members of a joint architectural team.

If two or more changes conflict, winFS can either resort to automatic resolution based on predefined rules, or defer the synchronization for manual resolution.

Businesses in London were forced to lay off staff, or defer paying them, generally because they were unable to dispatch goods or couldn't receive payment for them.

They all defer to "The king of Hell" a major demon.

"Solo Man", Time, Dec. 5, 1949, p.56 Tatum did not readily adapt or defer to other musicians in ensemble settings.

If the engineered system is large and complex enough, the chief hardware systems architect may defer to subordinate architects for parts of the job, although they all may be members of a joint architectural team.

Federal courts must defer to state courts in their the interpretation of state laws, and sometimes "certify" a question of state law to a state court in a case pending before it, if state law is unsettled on the issue.

Residency based systems are subject to taxpayer attempts to defer recognition of income through use of related parties.

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