respectively

adverb re·spec·tive·ly \ ri-ˈspek-tiv-lē \
Updated on: 18 Apr 2018

Definition of respectively

1 : in particular : separately
  • could not recognize the solutions as salty or sour, respectively
2 : in the order given
  • Mary and Anne were respectively 12 and 16 years old

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First Known Use of respectively

1602



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