in respect of
phrasal chiefly British with respect to ; concerning

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • In respect of — Respect Re*spect , n. [L. respectus: cf. F. respect. See {Respect}, v., and cf. {Respite}.] 1. The act of noticing with attention; the giving particular consideration to; hence, care; caution. [1913 Webster] But he it well did ward with wise… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Vienna Convention on Succession of States in respect of Treaties — Infobox Treaty name = Vienna Convention on Succession of States in respect of Treaties long name = image width = caption = type = date drafted = date signed = August 22, 1978 location signed = Vienna date sealed = date effective = November 6,… …   Wikipedia

  • In consequence of — Consequence Con se*quence, n. [L., consequentia: cf. F. cons[ e]quence. See {Consequent}.] 1. That which follows something on which it depends; that which is produced by a cause; a result. [1913 Webster] Shun to taste, And shun the bitter… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • in honor of — {prep.} As an honor to; for showing respect or thanks to. * /We celebrate Mother s Day in honor of our mothers./ * /The city dedicated a monument in honor of the general./ …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • in honor of — {prep.} As an honor to; for showing respect or thanks to. * /We celebrate Mother s Day in honor of our mothers./ * /The city dedicated a monument in honor of the general./ …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • in terms of — phrasal with respect to or in relation to < thinks of everything in terms of money > …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • In respect — Respect Re*spect , n. [L. respectus: cf. F. respect. See {Respect}, v., and cf. {Respite}.] 1. The act of noticing with attention; the giving particular consideration to; hence, care; caution. [1913 Webster] But he it well did ward with wise… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • In respect to — Respect Re*spect , n. [L. respectus: cf. F. respect. See {Respect}, v., and cf. {Respite}.] 1. The act of noticing with attention; the giving particular consideration to; hence, care; caution. [1913 Webster] But he it well did ward with wise… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • in respect to — or[with respect to] In connection with; related to, about; on. * /The teacher told stories about Washington and Lincoln in respect to the importance of being honest./ * /In respect to your visit with us, we hope you can come before September./ *… …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • in respect to — or[with respect to] In connection with; related to, about; on. * /The teacher told stories about Washington and Lincoln in respect to the importance of being honest./ * /In respect to your visit with us, we hope you can come before September./ *… …   Dictionary of American idioms

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