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with respect to

Definition of with respect to

formal

  1. :  about or concerning (something or someone) :  in relation to (something or someone) <There is a question with respect to your earlier comments.>



Word by Word Definitions

respectplay
  1. :  a relation or reference to a particular thing or situation

    :  an act of giving particular attention :  consideration

    :  high or special regard :  esteem

  1. :  to consider worthy of high regard :  esteem

    :  to refrain from interfering with

    :  to have reference to :  concern


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