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with respect to (someone or something)

In reference to someone or something; considering someone or something. With respect to that proposal, I think we should postpone it for now.
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with respect to someone or something

of or about someone or something. With respect to radiation, this power plant is very safe. This article examines experiments with respect to ethical issues.
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RESOLVED: That the auditing standards board shall establish under statements on auditing standards the responsibilities of members with respect to standards for disclosure of financial information outside of the financial statements in published financial reports containing financial statements.
Thus the original difference between individuals who are psychiatrically disabled and individuals who ar physically disabled in percent change with respect to number of applicants - approximately 14% - increases to 17% with respect to number rehabilitated and increases again to 23% with respect to number competitively employed (Figure 9).
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While researchers can reconstruct the history of the plates in reference to one continent, they cannot be sure how the continent itself has moved with respect to the interior of the earth.
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This "disallowance" does not apply, however, with respect to (1) any replacement property received by the taxpayer before the end of the identification period and (2) with respect to any property received before the end of the 180-day replacement period as long as the taxpayer received before the end of the replacement period at least 95 percent of the aggregate fair market value of all identified replacement properties (the "95-percent rule").
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The AICPA Code of Professional Conduct provides that independence shall be considered to be impaired with respect to an enterprise if, during the period of a professional engagement or at the time of expressing an opinion, a member has a joint, closely held business investment in the enterprise or with any officer, director or principal stockholder that is material in relation to the member's net worth or to the net worth of the member's firm.
In summary, the financial services chapter of the NAFTA incorporates the principles of MFN and national treatment that have long been applied in the United States with respect to foreign investment.
As the earth turns, the two clocks have a velocity with respect to the fixed stars, and the orientation of velocity is constantly changing.
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With respect to such a termination, participants anticipate distributions.
may tax an excess inclusion with respect to a real estate mortgage investment conduit at the nontreaty rate.(21)
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