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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 Korean 존경하다, 준수하다, 존중하다…
in Arabic يَحْتَرِم…
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 Spanish respetar…
in Portuguese respeitar…
in German respektieren…
in Catalan admirar, respectar…
in Japanese ~を尊敬する, 敬う, ~を尊重する…
in Chinese (Simplified) 尊重, 敬重, 注重…
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