kotow


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Noun1.Kotow - a former Chinese custom of touching the ground with the forehead as a sign of respect or submissionkotow - a former Chinese custom of touching the ground with the forehead as a sign of respect or submission
bowing, obeisance, bow - bending the head or body or knee as a sign of reverence or submission or shame or greeting
Verb1.Kotow - try to gain favor by cringing or flatteringkotow - try to gain favor by cringing or flattering; "He is always kowtowing to his boss"
blandish, flatter - praise somewhat dishonestly
court favor, court favour, curry favor, curry favour - seek favor by fawning or flattery; "This employee is currying favor with his superordinates"
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It s been a stressful week for people in the affected areas and our thoughts are with them as they continue to face the real danger of the bushfires, said Rebecca Kotow, Head of Community Engagement.
Tambien se ha referido esta aparente dualidad del concepto como producto de un origen bilocado de la disciplina que tendria en Potter y en Hellegers dos inicios independientes (Reich, 1993; Kotow, 2000).