with reference to


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with reference to

Also, with regard or respect to . See in regard to.
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in/with ˈreference to

(formal or written) used to say what you are talking or writing about: With reference to your letter of July 22...
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References in classic literature ?
The merits of a broken speculation, or a bankruptcy, or of a successful scoundrel, are not gauged by its or his observance of the golden rule, 'Do as you would be done by,' but are considered with reference to their smartness.
Indeed, the same dark question often rose into her mind with reference to the whole race of womanhood.
Yet of secondary substances, not only the name, but also the definition, applies to the subject: we should use both the definition of the species and that of the genus with reference to the individual man.
The shop--for it had a shop--was, with reference to the first floor, where shops usually are; and there all resemblance between it and any other shop stopped short and ceased.
Is there any instruction that I can take from you with reference to your affairs?
The effect is very fine, when considered with reference to its presenting the hardy fishermen under one of their few aspects of oriental repose.