Meaning of “respected” in the English Dictionary

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"respected" in British English

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respectedadjective

uk /rɪˈspek.tɪd/ us /rɪˈspek.tɪd/

B2 admired by many people for your qualities or achievements:

the country's most respected daily newspaper
He is very well respected in the business world.

More examples

  • Aberdeen and Glasgow universities are internationally respected institutions.
  • Arvinda is a respected musicologist.
  • The RSPCA is a respected body working for animal welfare.
  • A colleague described him as well-liked and respected by all.
  • She's a highly respected colleague.

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