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"regard" in British English

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regardverb [T usually + adv/prep]

uk   /rɪˈɡɑːd/  us   /rɪˈɡɑːrd/

regardnoun [U]

uk   /rɪˈɡɑːd/  us   /rɪˈɡɑːrd/ 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 your letter 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 best placed to serve its members.
regards B1 [plural] formal
greetings: Please give/send/convey my regards to your mother 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 look carefully 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 look forward 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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