with reference to

idiom

formal
: about or concerning (something or someone) : in relation to
I have something further to add with reference to what was said earlier.
The course covers ancient history with special reference to the Roman Empire.

Examples of with reference to in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web But Lagerfeld’s impact on the fashion industry, which many would argue was far greater than YSL’s, cannot be sketched out with reference to an outfit or hemline. Scott Roxborough, The Hollywood Reporter, 13 June 2024 My short answer: to establish theoretical foundation with reference to the history. Foreign Affairs, 28 Sep. 2023 And lawyers are generally just speaking about the law, with reference to sources such as statutes, legal guidance, and past court decisions. Aysha Bagchi, USA TODAY, 21 May 2024 The law spent more than four years in hibernation after protests by hundreds of thousands of Muslims and other Indians who were outraged by the idea that citizenship would be defined with reference to religious identity. Sameer Yasir, New York Times, 12 Mar. 2024 In response to those claims, this article highlights the economic benefits of property rights and justifies property rights with reference to the universal nature of the right to self-ownership. Wanjiru Njoya, Orange County Register, 13 Feb. 2024 All About the Royal Drama's Final Bow on Netflix The Crown's emotional conclusion — with reference to the events of September 2022 — came about when Queen Elizabeth died at age 96, during production on season 6. Stacy Lambe, Peoplemag, 14 Dec. 2023 Why was this avoided? — make sense with reference to the rivalry. Sebastian Smee, Washington Post, 21 Sep. 2023 Big Pharma: pharmaceutical companies considered collectively, especially with reference to their political and commercial influence. Saman Shafiq, USA TODAY, 6 Sep. 2023

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“With reference to.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/with%20reference%20to. Accessed 12 Jul. 2024.

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