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esteem

noun [U] uk   us   /ɪˈstiːm/ formal
respect for or a good opinion of someone: There has been a drop in public esteem for teachers. Because of their achievements they were held in (= given) (high) esteem.

esteem

verb [T not continuous] uk   us   /ɪˈstiːm/
to respect someone or have a good opinion of them: Her work is highly esteemed by all her colleagues. [+ obj + noun/adj ] old-fashioned I would esteem (= consider) it a favour if you would accompany me.
Translations of “esteem”
in Arabic احتِرام…
in Korean 자존심…
in Malaysian rasa hormat…
in French estimer…
in Turkish saygı, hürmet, değer…
in Italian stima, considerazione…
in Chinese (Traditional) 尊敬,敬重, 好評…
in Russian уважение, почтение…
in Polish szacunek, estyma…
in Vietnamese quý trọng…
in Spanish apreciar, estimar…
in Portuguese estima…
in Thai เคารพ…
in German achten…
in Catalan estima…
in Japanese 尊敬…
in Indonesian menghargai…
in Chinese (Simplified) 尊敬,敬重, 好评…
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