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rɪˈspɛk tɪvre·spec·tive

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Princeton's WordNet

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

    considered individually

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

Wiktionary

  1. respective(Adjective)

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

Webster Dictionary

  1. Respective(adj)

    noticing with attention; hence, careful; wary; considerate

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

  2. Respective(adj)

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

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

  3. Respective(adj)

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

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

  4. Respective(adj)

    fitted to awaken respect

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

  5. Respective(adj)

    rendering respect; respectful; regardful

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

British National Corpus

  1. Adjectives Frequency

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

How to pronounce respective?

  1. Alex
    Alex
    US English
    Daniel
    Daniel
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    Karen
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    Australian
    Veena
    Veena
    Indian

How to say respective in sign language?

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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. John McNerney:

    My two rock idols are Jon Bon Jovi and Bruce Springsteen. Not just because they are from Jersey, but, because they conduct themselves with humility and give a lot back to the public and their respective communities. And, the fact they both ended up marrying someone that "knew them when" is something I admire and hope to have with Tina (Rinaldi) one day.

  2. Anuj Somany:

    The stupids laugh by showing own teeth on being called the slaves of their respective wives.

  3. 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.

  4. 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.

  5. Jonathan Sudaria:

    The argument that a weaker pound and euro should lend some support to those respective economies, and the fact that a US rate hike should be an indicator of strength for the U.S. economy, still exists and we're set to see traders trying to claw back some of yesterday's losses on the open.

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