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pertaining individually or severally to each of a number of persons, things, etc.; particular:
I will now discuss the respective merits of the candidates.
belonging or relating separately to each of several people or things; several: we took our respective ways home
an archaic word for respectful


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  • Respectively

    [ri-spek-tiv-lee] /rɪˈspɛk tɪv li/ adverb 1. in precisely the order given; sequentially. 2. (of two or more things, with reference to two or more things previously mentioned) referring or applying to in a parallel or sequential way: Joe and Bob escorted Betty and Alice, respectively. respectively /rɪˈspɛktɪvlɪ/ adverb 1. (in listing a number of items […]

  • Respects

    noun 1. a particular, detail, or point (usually preceded by in): to differ in some respect. 2. relation or reference: inquiries with respect to a route. 3. esteem for or a sense of the worth or excellence of a person, a personal quality or ability, or something considered as a manifestation of a personal quality […]

  • Respell

    verb (used with object) 1. to spell again or anew.

  • Respelling

    verb (used with object) 1. to spell again or anew.

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