disrespect Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary
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"disrespect" in British English

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disrespectnoun [U]

uk   us   /ˌdɪs.rɪˈspekt/
C1 lack of ​respect: a disrespect forauthorityno disrespect to sb used before you ​criticize someone in ​order not to ​soundrude: No disrespect to Julie, but this ​departmentworkedperfectly well before she ​started here.
disrespectful
adjective uk   us   /-fəl/
C2 disrespectful ​behaviour
disrespectfully
adverb uk   us   /-fəl.i/

disrespectverb [T]

uk   us   /ˌdɪs.rɪˈspekt/
informal to show a ​lack of ​respect towards someone: I don't ​want anyone disrespecting my ​son.
(Definition of disrespect from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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disrespectnoun [U]

 us   /ˌdɪs·rɪˈspekt/
lack of ​respect: She ​apologized for not ​responding to the ​letter and said she had ​meant no disrespect.
disrespectful
adjective  us   /ˌdɪs·rɪˈspekt·fəl/
It is disrespectful to ​mourners at the ​funeral to have ​unrulychildrenrunning around.
disrespectfully
adverb  us   /ˌdɪs·rɪˈspekt·fə·li/
(Definition of disrespect from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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