Meaning of “with (all due) respect” in the English Dictionary


"with (all due) respect" in English

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with (all due) respect

also with (the greatest) respect

used to express polite disagreement in a formal situation:

With all due respect, Sir, I cannot agree with your last statement.

(Definition of “with (all due) respect” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"with all due respect" in American English

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with all due respect

used for expressing polite disagreement:

I’ve been thinking about what you said and, with all due respect, I think you’re mistaken.

(Definition of “with all due respect” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)