as regards

preposition

variants or less commonly as respects
: in regard to : with respect to
as regards our previous discussion

Examples of as regards in a Sentence

as regards her suggestions, I think they require further consideration
Recent Examples on the Web For all of the science-fiction filigree, the thrust of the series is emotional — especially, though not entirely, as regards Jo and Alice, who don’t quite recognize each other, and the family drama that Magnus completes. Robert Lloyd, Los Angeles Times, 20 Feb. 2024 Alter offers insightful judgments far more often than Bird, who lets the story tell itself and treats far more extensively Carter’s life before his election in 1976, which profoundly shaped his presidency, especially as regards race relations and civil rights. Jonathan Alter, Foreign Affairs, 19 Oct. 2021 At least as regards the absurdist side of Monk’s life, the side that is wrestling with perceptions of race and identity and all of that. Mark Olsen, Los Angeles Times, 14 Dec. 2023 While there are plenty of crimes to solve, the series spends a good deal of time on Humphrey and Martha’s personal life -- especially as regards her opening a cafe, and the appearance of Martha’s former fiancé, Archie (Jamie Bamber). Los Angeles Times Staff, Los Angeles Times, 14 Apr. 2023 Shovlin, a historian, seeks to turn this conventional wisdom on its head—at least as regards France and Great Britain. John Shovlin, Foreign Affairs, 19 Apr. 2022 The degree to which that's true socially can be debated – and, at least as regards to race, it has been debated lots lately. Carl Engelking, Discover Magazine, 19 Dec. 2014 With the war now in its second month, a series of dilemmas are coming into sharp focus over which conditions could be deemed acceptable by Ukraine for any accord, especially as regards the security guarantees alliance members might be able to offer Kyiv. Alberto Nardelli, Bloomberg.com, 28 Mar. 2022 There is something allegorical as well as touching about Wood’s self-willed activities as regards certain haps and mishaps of an American élite that strove to become cosmopolitan by welcoming foreign avant-garde sensibilities to these arguably benighted shores. Peter Schjeldahl, The New Yorker, 7 Mar. 2022

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Word History

First Known Use

1633, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of as regards was in 1633

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“As regards.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/as%20regards. Accessed 12 Apr. 2024.

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