Definition of “regard” - English Dictionary

“regard” in English

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regardverb [ T usually + adv/prep ]

uk /rɪˈɡɑːd/ us /rɪˈɡɑːrd/

regardnoun [ U ]

uk /rɪˈɡɑːd/ us /rɪˈɡɑːrd/ formal

C1 respect or admiration for someone or something:

The company holds her in high regard.
He has no regard for other people's feelings.
in/with regard to

B2 in connection with:

I am writing to you with regard to your letter of 15 March.
in this/that regard

in this particular way:

The union is the largest in the country and in this/that regard is best placed to serve its members.
regards B1 [ plural ] formal


Please give/send/convey my regards to your mother if you see her.

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(Definition of “regard” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

“regard” in American English

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regardverb [ T always + adv/prep ]

us /rɪˈɡɑrd/

to consider or think about something in a particular way, or to look carefully at someone or something:

Laura is highly regarded by her colleagues.
The dog regarded me with suspicion as I approached the door.

(Definition of “regard” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

“regard” in Business English

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uk /rɪˈɡɑːd/ us
regards [ plural ]

COMMUNICATIONS used to send good wishes to someone at the end of a letter or an email, or to ask someone to give greetings to another person who is not present:

I look forward to hearing from you. With kind regards, David Price.
Please convey my regards to your boss.
in/with regard to sb/sth

in connection with someone or something:

I am writing to you with regard to your letter of 15 March.

(Definition of “regard” from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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However, there are various parameters in relation to rules for fuels and in this regard we believe that perhaps the amendment should say 'including volatility parameters'.
I do not, however, accept that label with regard to this report; as the essence of this report is a rational recommendation, an evaluation.
With regard to the conditions for exercising the right to family reunification, we maintain the reasons of public order, security and public health when it comes to granting that right.
With regard to the guidelines by country, these are now clearly structured in accordance with the great specific economic policy challenges of each country.
The existing control arrangements with regard to data protection that it is proposed be continued are a parody of the rule of law.
We of course want the compensatory payments to be arranged on a mandatory basis, with unambiguous criteria, and so we have no great problems in that regard.
Furthermore, the automobile federations' measures will lead to distortions with regard to employment, and, in particular, in the field of sport, which will also be extremely damaging.
We submitted an oral question in this regard to allow a debate worthy of the agreement, but the proposal was dismissed.
The rapporteur has made important observations about the social, economic and environmental fields of our fisheries sector with regard to fishing in international waters.
In this regard, they will become one of the main, essential players in this development, which we would like to be long term.

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