obedience

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noun obe·di·ence \ō-ˈbē-dē-ən(t)s, ə-\

Definition of obedience

  1. 1a :  an act or instance of obeyingb :  the quality or state of being obedient <Children should learn obedience and respect for authority.>

  2. 2 :  a sphere of jurisdiction <landowners within the king's obedience>; especially :  an ecclesiastical or sometimes secular dominion <under the obedience of the Bishop of Rome>



OBEDIENCE Defined for Kids

obedience

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noun obe·di·ence \ō-ˈbē-dē-əns\

Definition of obedience for Students

  1. :  the act of obeying :  willingness to obey



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