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Definition of "respecting" []

  • Usage Problem With respect to; concerning. See Usage Note at regard. (preposition)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "respecting" in a sentence
  • "Hamas, he sadly claimed, had "fallen into the quagmire of surrender," and the leadership had "sold out" to the king: "The leadership of Hamas has committed an aggression against the rights of the Islamic nation by accepting what it called respecting international agreements [a code word for the Oslo process].""
  • "Should Wilson, the GOP, or You choose to not apologize for the on-going behavior then we who believe in respecting the laws and rules of the functioning of our government will not move on either."
  • "However, I believe in respecting the animals on this planet."