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English definition of “respect”
/rɪˈspekt/ n [U] (POLITE ATTITUDE)
› the polite attitude shown toward someone or something that you consider important: Some drivers don’t have any respect for other motorists. › Respects are polite expressions of greeting or sympathy: [pl] Give my respects to your parents. [pl] We stopped by the funeral home to pay our respects. respectful
/rɪˈspekt·fəl/ adj › The protestors were respectful and polite. respectfully
/rɪˈspekt·fə·li/ adv › Most old acquaintances address him respectfully as "Governor."