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Meaning of “respect” - Learner’s Dictionary

respect

verb [T]     /rɪˈspekt/
ADMIRE B1 to admire someone because of their knowledge, achievements, etc: I respect him for his honesty.Showing respect and admiration
ACCEPT IMPORTANCE B2 If you respect someone's rights, customs, wishes, etc you accept their importance and are careful not to do anything they would not want.Showing respect and admirationTreating someone well
Translations of “respect”
in Arabic يَحْتَرِم…
in Korean 존경하다, 준수하다, 존중하다…
in Malaysian menghormati…
in French respecter…
in Turkish saygı duymak, hayran olmak, hürmet etmek…
in Italian rispettare…
in Chinese (Traditional) 尊重, 敬重, 注重…
in Russian уважать…
in Polish szanować, respektować…
in Vietnamese tôn trọng…
in Spanish respetar…
in Portuguese respeitar…
in Thai เคารพ…
in German respektieren…
in Catalan admirar, respectar…
in Japanese ~を尊敬する, 敬う, ~を尊重する…
in Indonesian menghormati…
in Chinese (Simplified) 尊重, 敬重, 注重…
(Definition of respect verb from the Cambridge Learner’s Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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