respecting

preposition
re·​spect·​ing | \ ri-ˈspek-tiŋ How to pronounce respecting (audio) \

Definition of respecting

1 : in view of : considering
2 : with respect to : concerning

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Examples of respecting in a Sentence

respecting your earlier question, I'd like to make an additional comment

First Known Use of respecting

circa 1611, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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The first known use of respecting was circa 1611

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“Respecting.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/respecting. Accessed 18 May. 2021.

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respecting

preposition

English Language Learners Definition of respecting

formal : about or relating to (something) : with respect to (something)

respecting

preposition
re·​spect·​ing | \ ri-ˈspek-tiŋ \

Kids Definition of respecting

: concerning I have news respecting your uncle.

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