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Spanish translation of “respect”

respect

noun /rəˈspekt/
admiration; good opinion He is held in great respect by everyone He has no respect for politicians. consideration; thoughtfulness; willingness to obey etc He shows no respect for his parents. a particular detail, feature etc These two poems are similar in some respects. respectable adjective having a good reputation or character a respectable family. correct; acceptable respectable behaviour. (of clothes) good enough or suitable to wear You can’t go out in those torn trousers – they’re not respectable. large, good etc enough; fairly large, good etc 2-1 is a respectable score. respectably adverb
respetablemente; decentemente; considerablemente
respectability noun respectful adjective having or showing respect All customers must be treated in a respectful manner. respectfully adverb
respetuosamente
respectfulness noun respecting preposition about; concerning
en cuanto a, con relación a
Respecting your salary, we shall come to a decision later.
respective /-tiv/ adjective belonging to etc each person or thing mentioned Peter and George went to their respective homes. respectively /-tiv-/ adverb referring to each person or thing mentioned, in the order in which they are mentioned
respectivamente
Peter, James and John were first, second and third, respectively.
respects noun plural greetings He sends his respects to you. pay one’s respects (to someone) to visit (a person) as a sign of respect to him or her
presentar sus respetos a
We’ve come here to pay our respects to Great Aunt Nellie.
with respect to about; concerning
con respecto a, en cuanto a
With respect to your request, we regret that we are unable to assist you in this matter.
(Definition of respect from the Password English-Spanish Dictionary © 2013 K Dictionaries Ltd)

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