with respect to something

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 something

(formal) (often used in business) concerning something; with reference to something: With respect to your enquiry about the new pension scheme, I have pleasure in enclosing our leaflet.
See also: respect, something
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If we can have this awareness with respect to something as simple as driving, surely we're capable of holding the same approach toward weightier, more complex challenges that we're all facing together.
I had only some vague recollection from my high school time that something was moving with respect to something else.
With respect to something like a Classics department, an operative question is whether, without a classics faculty, a university can achieve excellence in literature, music, art, and Biblical studies-all rooted in the classics.
119: "by using legal and bureaucratic procedures the welfare state claims a power of definition with respect to something that can only be defined by individuals themselves, that is, that which constitutes their self-determined lives").
With respect to something like the proper use of ototopical medications, we have educational obligations to family physicians, pediatricians and, of course, to our patients and the public in general.
As we all knox, however, the use and the label sometimes conflict, and it's a hard sell to change the ways of an establishment with respect to something that has "always worked for us with no problems.
Economists attempt the impossible when differentiating something that is meaningless with respect to something that is unmeasureable and try to produce a significant result.