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"esteem" in British English

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esteemnoun [U]

uk   us   /ɪˈstiːm/ formal
respect for or a good ​opinion of someone: There has been a ​drop in ​public esteem forteachers. Because of ​theirachievements they were held in (= given) (high) esteem.

esteemverb [T not continuous]

uk   us   /ɪˈstiːm/
to ​respect someone or have a good ​opinion of them: Her ​work is highly esteemed by all her ​colleagues. [+ obj + noun/adj ] old-fashioned I would esteem (= ​consider) it a ​favour if you would ​accompany me.
(Definition of esteem from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"esteem" in American English

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esteemnoun [U]

 us   /ɪˈstim/
respect for or a high ​opinion of someone: We ​held them in high/​low esteem (= We ​respected them a lot/very little).
(Definition of esteem from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

"esteem" in Business English

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esteemnoun [U]

uk   us   /ɪˈstiːm/
respect for or a good ​opinion of someone: She has ​long been held in high esteem by the ​bankers who know her.

esteemverb [T]

uk   us   /ɪˈstiːm/
to ​respect someone or have a good ​opinion of them: Her ​work is highly esteemed by all her ​colleagues.
(Definition of esteem from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “esteem”
in Korean 자존심…
in Arabic احتِرام…
in Malaysian rasa hormat…
in French estimer…
in Russian уважение, почтение…
in Chinese (Traditional) 尊敬,敬重, 好評…
in Italian stima, considerazione…
in Turkish saygı, hürmet, değer…
in Polish szacunek, estyma…
in Spanish apreciar, estimar…
in Vietnamese quý trọng…
in Portuguese estima…
in Thai เคารพ…
in German achten…
in Catalan estima…
in Japanese 尊敬…
in Chinese (Simplified) 尊敬,敬重, 好评…
in Indonesian menghargai…
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