in respect of (someone or something)

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in respect of (someone or something)

1. In reference to. In respect of the defense's claim that Ms. Smith acted alone, we have evidence to the contrary.
2. As compensation for something. How much did you receive in respect of your work for the company?
See also: of, respect

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.
See also: of, respect

in respect of

Chiefly British
With respect to.
See also: of, respect