Real Estate Settlement Procedures Act
[spes-uh-fi-key-shuh n] /ˌspɛs ə fɪˈkeɪ ʃən/ noun 1. the act of specifying. 2. Usually, specifications. a detailed description or assessment of requirements, dimensions, materials, etc., as of a proposed building, machine, bridge, etc. 3. a particular item, aspect, calculation, etc., in such a description. 4. something specified, as in a bill of particulars; a specified […]
verb (used with object), specified, specifying. 1. to mention or name specifically or definitely; state in detail: He did not specify the amount needed. 2. to give a specific character to. 3. to set forth as a specification. 4. to name or state as a condition: He specified that he be given my power of […]
[ri-spek-tuh-bil-i-tee] /rɪˌspɛk təˈbɪl ɪ ti/ noun, plural respectabilities for 3. 1. the state or quality of being respectable. 2. respectable social standing, character, or reputation. 3. a respectable person or persons. 4. respectabilities, things accepted as respectable.
adjective 1. worthy of respect or esteem; estimable; worthy: a respectable citizen. 2. of good social standing, reputation, etc.: a respectable neighborhood. 3. suitable or good enough to be seen or used: respectable clothes; respectable language. 4. of moderate excellence; fairly good; fair: a respectable performance. 5. appreciable in size, number, or amount: a respectable […]