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rɪˈspɛk tɪvre·spec·tive

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. respective(a), several(a), various(a)adjective

    considered individually

    "the respective club members"; "specialists in their several fields"; "the various reports all agreed"

Wiktionary

  1. respectiveadjective

    involving two or more people or things, in reference to them as individuals

Webster Dictionary

  1. Respectiveadjective

    noticing with attention; hence, careful; wary; considerate

  2. Respectiveadjective

    looking towardl having reference to; relative, not absolute; as, the respective connections of society

  3. Respectiveadjective

    relating to particular persons or things, each to each; particular; own; as, they returned to their respective places of abode

  4. Respectiveadjective

    fitted to awaken respect

  5. Respectiveadjective

    rendering respect; respectful; regardful

  6. Etymology: [Cf. F. respectif, LL. respectivus. See Respect.]

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  1. Adjectives Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'respective' in Adjectives Frequency: #898

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of respective in Chaldean Numerology is: 6

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of respective in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5

Examples of respective in a Sentence

  1. Anuj Somany:

    When both the partners of a married couple have their respective Ex,they can not relax ever on the same bed.

  2. The NSA:

    Those dollars are droplets in the boiling ocean. 50 officers in LA and 20 in San Francisco: net that is less than 1/10th of 1% of their respective manpower needs.

  3. Colin Gillis:

    While Apple Music may introduce a bigger roster of original content than Amazon and Netflix during their respective launches, the streaming market has arguably already reached a level [ of ] saturation and consumer fatigue in the United States, apple Music is late to the party.

  4. Eric Schneiderman:

    The subpoena brings us one step closer to a protracted, unnecessary legal confrontation, which will only distract and detract from the work of our respective offices.

  5. Wayne Byres:

    The processes underway are a natural by-product of both regulators working to protect their respective communities from the costs of financial instability.

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