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re·spect·ing

 (rĭ-spĕk′tĭng)
prep. Usage Problem
With respect to; concerning. See Usage Note at regard.

respecting

(rɪˈspɛktɪŋ)
prep
concerning; regarding

re•spect•ing

(rɪˈspɛk tɪŋ)

prep.
regarding; concerning.
[1725–35]
Translations
بِخُصوص، بِشأن، فيما يَتَعَلَّق بِ
pokud jde
med hensyn til
tekintve
varîandi
hakkındaile ilgili

respecting

[rɪsˈpektɪŋ] PREPen lo que concierne a, con respecto a

respecting

prepbezüglich (+gen)

respecting

[rɪsˈpɛktɪŋ] prepriguardante, concernente

respect

(rəˈspekt) noun
1. admiration; good opinion. He is held in great respect by everyone; He has no respect for politicians.
2. consideration; thoughtfulness; willingness to obey etc. He shows no respect for his parents.
3. a particular detail, feature etc. These two poems are similar in some respects.
verb
1. to show or feel admiration for. I respect you for what you did.
2. to show consideration for, a willingness to obey etc. One should respect other people's feelings/property.
reˈspectable adjective
1. having a good reputation or character. a respectable family.
2. correct; acceptable. respectable behaviour.
3. (of clothes) good enough or suitable to wear. You can't go out in those torn trousers – they're not respectable.
4. large, good etc enough; fairly large, good etc. Four goals is a respectable score.
reˈspectably adverb
reˌspectaˈbility noun
reˈspectful adjective
having or showing respect.
reˈspectfully adverb
reˈspectfulness noun
reˈspecting preposition
about; concerning. Respecting your salary, we shall come to a decision later.
reˈspective (-tiv) adjective
belonging to etc each person or thing mentioned. Peter and George went to their respective homes.
reˈspectively (-tiv-) adverb
referring to each person or thing mentioned, in the order in which they are mentioned. Peter, James and John were first, second and third, respectively.
reˈspects noun plural
greetings. He sends his respects to you.
pay one's respects (to someone)
to visit (a person) as a sign of respect to him.
with respect to
about; concerning. With respect to your request, we regret that we are unable to assist you in this matter.
References in classic literature ?
IT IS not a new observation that the people of any country (if, like the Americans, intelligent and wellinformed) seldom adopt and steadily persevere for many years in an erroneous opinion respecting their interests.
I should then be a member of the best club by right, and should find my occupation in continually respecting myself.
He addressed himself then to Porthos to gain information respecting Athos and Aramis, and to Aramis in order to learn something of Porthos.
Adults don't seem to be respecting their elders, let alone themselves.
China, as our nearest neighbour in Asia, should advise its nationals about complying with the rules and laws of our country and respecting persons in authority here," Gordon said.
If the governments somehow fail to deliver, provide promised basic rights and facilities then the government themselves and none else are to be blamed for not respecting the votes they were given as mandate by the electorate.