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English definition of “regard”

regard

noun [U]     /rɪˈɡɑːd/ US  /-ˈɡɑːrd/ 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.Showing respect and admiration in/with regard to B2 in connection with: I am writing to you with regard to your letter of 15 March.Regarding and concerningLinking and relating 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.Particular and individual regards B1 [plural] formal greetings: Please give/send/convey my regards to your mother if you see her.Welcoming, greeting and greetingsWritten greetingsLetters, notes and cards
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