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"regard" in British English

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regardverb [T usually + adv/prep]

uk   /rɪˈɡɑːd/  us   /-ˈɡɑːrd/
B2 to ​consider or have an ​opinion about something or someone: Environmentalists regard GM ​technology withsuspicion. Her ​parents always regarded her as the ​smartest of ​theirchildren. He is generally/​widely regarded as the ​father of ​internationallaw. formal to ​lookcarefully at something or someone: The ​bird regarded me withsuspicion as I ​walked up to ​itsnest.as regards B2 formal in ​connection with: There is no ​problem as regards the ​financialarrangements.

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regardnoun [U]

uk   /rɪˈɡɑːd/  us   /-ˈɡɑːrd/ formal
C1 respect or ​admiration for someone or something: The ​company holds her in high regard. He has no regard for other people's ​feelings.in/with regard to B2 in ​connection with: I am writing to you with regard to ​yourletter of 15 ​March.in this/that regard in this ​particular way: The ​union is the ​largest in the ​country and in this/that regard is ​bestplaced to ​serveitsmembers.regards B1 [plural] formal greetings: Please give/​send/​convey my regards to ​yourmother if you ​see her.

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(Definition of regard from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"regard" in American English

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regardverb [T always + adv/prep]

 us   /rɪˈɡɑrd/
to ​consider or ​think about something in a ​particular way, or to ​lookcarefully at someone or something: Laura is ​highly regarded by her ​colleagues. The ​dog regarded me with ​suspicion as I ​approached the ​door.
(Definition of regard from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

"regard" in Business English

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regardnoun

uk   us   /rɪˈɡɑːd/
regards [plural] COMMUNICATIONS used to ​send good wishes to someone at the end of a ​letter or an ​email, or to ​ask someone to give greetings to another ​person who is not ​present: I ​lookforward to ​hearing from you. With ​kind regards, David Price. Please convey my regards to your ​boss.
in/with regard to sb/sth in ​connection with someone or something: I am writing to you with regard to your ​letter of 15 March.
(Definition of regard from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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