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be held in high esteem

To be regarded with a large amount of respect or admiration. I'll go see if I can persuade the committee, for I am held in high esteem among them. Mr. Ross has always been held in high esteem for all his charity work.
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Richard Scheller is held in high esteem by his biomedical colleagues and is widely respected for his creativity, productivity, and affability.