in respect of (someone or something)(redirected from in respect of somebody)
in respect of (someone or something)
1. In reference to someone or something; considering someone or something. In respect of the defense's claim that Ms. Smith acted alone, we have evidence to the contrary. Arrangments have been made in respect of the family members of the deceased.
2. As compensation for something. How much did you receive in respect of your work for the company?
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in reˈspect of(formal)
1 concerning: Large increases can now be expected in respect of fuel prices.
2 in payment for something: Please state the money you have received in respect of overtime worked.
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in respect ofChiefly British
With respect to.
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