Translation of "respective" - English-Spanish dictionary


adjective uk /rɪˈspek.tɪv/ us

relating or belonging to each of the separate people or things you have just mentioned

Everyone would go into the hall for assembly and then afterwards we’d go to our respective classes.
Clinton and Zedillo ordered their respective Cabinets to devise a common counter-drug strategy.
respectively adverb uk /-li/ us


In the 200 metres, Lizzy and Sarah came first and third respectively (= Lizzy won the race and Sarah was third).

(Translation of “respective” from the Cambridge English-Spanish Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)