Significado de “respect” - en el Diccionario Inglés

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uk /rɪˈspekt/ us /rɪˈspekt/

respect noun (ADMIRATION)

B1 [ U ] admiration felt or shown for someone or something that you believe has good ideas or qualities:

I have great/the greatest respect for his ideas, although I don't agree with them.
She is a formidable figure who commands a great deal of respect (= who is greatly admired by others).
New teachers have to earn/gain the respect of their students.
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respect noun (HONOUR)

B1 [ U ] politeness, honour, and care shown towards someone or something that is considered important:

You really should treat your parents with more respect.
She has no respect for other people's property (= she does not treat it carefully).

[ U ] a feeling that something is right or important and you should not attempt to change it or harm it:

She grumbled that young people today have/show no respect for the law.

[ U ] the feeling you show when you accept that different customs or cultures are different from your own and behave towards them in a way that would not cause offence:

She teaches the students to have respect for different races and appreciate the diversity of other cultures.
sb's respects formal

polite formal greetings:

Please convey/give my respects to your parents.

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respect noun (FEATURE)

B2 [ C ] a particular feature or detail:

This proposal differs from the last one in many important respects/one important respect.
In most respects, the new film is better than the original.

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respectverb [ T ]

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respect verb [ T ] (ADMIRE)

B1 to feel or show admiration for someone or something that you believe has good ideas or qualities:

I deeply respect David for what he has achieved.
respect yourself

to be proud of your own qualities or achievements

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respect verb [ T ] (HONOUR)

to treat something or someone with kindness and care:

to respect someone's feelings
We should respect the environment and not pollute it.

B2 to accept the importance of someone's rights or customs and to do nothing that would harm them or cause offence:

The agreement will respect the rights of both nations.
I would appreciate it if you would respect my privacy.

to accept that something is right or important and not to attempt to change it or harm it:

The president pledged to respect the existing frontiers between the two countries.

to think that it is important to obey a law or rule:

I was always taught to respect the law.
respect sb's wishes

B2 to do what someone has asked to have done:

His children respected his last wishes and held a simple funeral for him.

(Definición de respect del Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

respect en inglés americano

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us /rɪˈspekt/

respect noun (ADMIRATION)

[ U ] admiration for someone or something that you believe has good ideas or qualities:

I believe people had more respect for teachers back then.

respect noun (POLITE ATTITUDE)

[ U ] the polite attitude shown toward someone or something that you consider important:

Some drivers don’t have any respect for other motorists.

[ U ] Respects are polite expressions of greeting or sympathy:

[ pl ] Give my respects to your parents.
[ pl ] We stopped by the funeral home to pay our respects.

respect noun (FEATURE)

[ C ] a particular feature or detail:

In some respects, I had to admit, I had behaved foolishly.
adjective us /rɪˈspekt·fəl/

The protestors were respectful and polite.
adverb us /rɪˈspekt·fə·li/

Most old acquaintances address him respectfully as "Governor."

respectverb [ T ]

us /rɪˈspekt/

respect verb [ T ] (ADMIRATION)

to admire an ability or good quality, or to admire someone for the ability or qualities that person has:

While I respected his deep knowledge of American history, he wasn’t a very effective teacher.

(Definición de respect del Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

respect en inglés de negocios

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respectnoun [ U ]

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in respect of

also with respect to in connection with something:

Legislation will be introduced in respect of the proposals in the Finance Bill.

FINANCE in order to pay for something:

I have arranged a bank transfer in respect of your invoice for January.

(Definición de respect del Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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Our respect for international treaties must not be allowed to degenerate into misuse of this field of the law for political purposes.
Peaceful solutions must be sought, and they must be based upon respect for self-determination on the part of the people concerned.
Whilst these countries talked as if they were representing all underdeveloped countries, they themselves were not prepared to abandon the high trade barriers they had in respect of poorer countries.
As regards the detail, every proposal contradicts the commitment to diversity and to respect for democracy, because attempts are still being made to impose a uniform and binding supranational law.
Can you reassure us in this respect?
While conscious of the need to respect trade secrets, naturally - we sometimes address areas that could be sensitive - we would like to request further information.
They pay full respect to financial regulation.
The directive must also respect the diversity of occupational pension systems while setting some strict standards to ensure their mutual recognition, but without imposing unnecessary costs for pension funds.
I would ask you all please to remain silent out of respect for the speaker, otherwise the debate will become much more complicated.
Secondly, the promotion of cultural exchanges which respect cultural diversity at world level, in particular by means of a debate on cooperation policies.