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respect
[rɪˈspekt]
noun
1. respeto (m) (admiration, consideration)
  • to have respect for something/somebody respetar algo/a alguien
  • out of respect for… por respeto hacia…
  • to treat mountains with respect respetar la montaña
  • with all due respect… con el debido respeto…
  • to pay one's last respects decir el último adiós
2. sentido (m) aspecto (m) (aspect)
  • in some/certain respects en algunos/ciertos aspectos
  • in all respects, in every respect en todos los sentidos
  • with respect to, in respect of con respecto a
transitive verb
3. respetar
respect [rɪsˈpekt]
noun
1 (consideration) respeto (m); consideración (f)
respect [for] the law/one's parents they will campaign for the return of traditional lands and respect for aboriginal rights and customs respect for the law and the rejection of the use of violence respect for the rights of the minority to [have] [show] respect for sth
she has no respect for other people's feelings no respeta los sentimientos de los demás
the country shows little respect for democracy he shows scant respect for our opinions
out of respect for sth/sb por respeto a algo/algn; por consideración hacia algo/algn
I didn't mention it, out of respect for Alan no lo mencioné por respeto a or por consideración hacia Alan
he would not smoke while she sat with him, out of respect for her she felt justified in bringing up a matter that she had been afraid to discuss before, out of respect for his feelings to [pay] respect to sth/sb /historians must pay more respect to ancient traditions/ and folklore to pay respect to one's elders so we've got to pay our respect to this chap - his achievements were phenomenal
to treat sb with respect tratar a algn respetuosamente or con respeto
Milton Hemming was treated with great respect by the staff of the hotel you'll treat him with care and respect, d'you hear? everyone who knew his work treated him with great respect children treated with respect are far less likely to become unruly to treat sth with respect
the drink is quite strong so treat it with respect la bebida es bastante fuerte, así que ten cuidado
when I'm driving I always treat lorries with respect electricity is potentially dangerous, so treat it with respect [without] respect of persons [without] respect to without respect to class, race or sex
without respect to the consequences sin tener en cuenta las consecuencias
physicians ought to provide the service without respect to whether a patient can pay his decision on military action is being made without respect to what may happen in Athens
2 (admiration, esteem) respeto (m)
to command respect imponer respeto; hacerse respetar
/few officers commanded as much respect/ and affection from the soldiers in the ranks /as he did/ to do their job properly, /teachers need to command respect/ he can no longer command respect and should be dismissed from his post
to earn or gain sb's respect ganarse el respeto de algn
it is up to you to gain her respect the few people who stood up to him earned his respect he was a ruler who won the respect and affection of his people to [have] [show] respect for sb
we have the greatest respect for him le respetamos muchísimo
I have tremendous respect for Dean I had enormous respect and admiration for him to show no respect [to] sb to [hold] sb in respect
she is held in great respect by her employees sus empleados le tienen mucho respeto; sus empleados la respetan mucho
he is not held in great respect by the voters his name was held in great respect in Cosenza
show some respect! ¡un poco de respeto!
to win sb's respect ganarse el respeto de algn
with (all due) respect con el debido respeto
with all due respect, you have no experience in this field con el debido respeto or con todo el respeto del mundo, no tienes experiencia en este campo
with respect, I hardly think that's the point if I may say so, with respect with respect, Minister, you still haven't answered my question but Mr Hume, with respect, that wouldn't work with the utmost respect to Blakemore, the report doesn't show any such thing [worthy] of respect the principles which Haig upheld are worthy of respect he was an opponent worthy of respect he did pay close attention to his image, striving always to make himself worthy of respect
3 respects respetos (m) (formal); recuerdos (m); saludos (m)
to [give]/[send] one's respects to sb
give my respects to everyone da recuerdos or saludos a todos de mi parte
to pay one's respects to sb presentar sus respetos a algn
Chaplin went to the White House to pay his respects to the President I though it only proper to stop for a moment and pay my respects I decided to leave as soon as I had paid my respects to my hostess he paid his respects and left
to pay one's last respects to sb presentar mis/tus/sus etc últimos respetos a algn
his family came to pay their last respects in official ceremony the son had nothing to do with arranging the funeral, but came along to pay his last respects the church had overflowed with townspeople who came to pay their last respects to her husband
John sends his respects John os manda recuerdos or saludos
4 (point, detail) aspecto (m); sentido (m)
in all respects en todos los aspectos or sentidos
it was in every respect a typical small American city the two men appear different in almost every respect do you consider that women are equals of men in all respects? they found him medically fit in all respects
in certain respects hasta cierto punto; en cierta medida; en cierto modo
I agree with him in certain respects anyone used to the Alps will find most American resorts limited in certain respects the situation is improving in certain respects
in every respect en todos los aspectos or sentidos
their policies differ in one respect sus políticas difieren en un aspecto
in other respects por lo demás
one aim we've been struggling for all these years has been realised, but in other respects, the struggle is just beginning
in some/many respects en algunos/muchos aspectos or sentidos
in many respects Asian women see themselves as equal to their men he is different from the people around him in many respects the strategy was an extremely bold one: breathtaking, in fact, in some respects
in this respect en este sentido
the children are not unintelligent-in fact, they seem quite normal in this respect we are lagging behind in this respect in one important respect, history does not seem to be repeating itself a power bloc of this kind would not oppose the United States in any respect to pretend that we can go it alone in any respect is pure folly there was no need to improve security in any respect in [what] respect do your policies differ?
5 (reference, regard) respecto (m)
in respect of respecto a or de
where Dr Shapland feels the system is not working most effectively is in respect of professional training it's going to raise a lot of problems in respect of atmospheric pollution
with respect to en lo que respecta a; con respecto a
parents often have little choice with respect to the way their child is medically treated he informed me about my rights with respect to the forthcoming extradition
transitive verb
1 (esteem) respetar
he needs the advice of people he respects, and he respects you I had begun to respect Steve
I want him to respect me as a career woman quiero que me respete como mujer de carrera
I respect him as a musician lo respeto como músico
I still admired him as a man; I still respected him as a friend Robert also considered and enjoyed and respected her as a person he became respected as the preeminent strategist in the Congress Rose was mostly liked and respected as an employer He was a public figure and respected as a brilliant artist to respect sb [for] sth he was respected [for] his integrity to respect [o.s.] John had decided that if he was to respect himself he should serve in France the paradox by which he manages to despise and respect himself at the same time respecting yourself means that you won't always give people what they want
2 (have consideration for) [+wishes, privacy, opinions] respetar
to respect sb's opinions/wishes to respect sb's rights/privacy I respect the other point of view finally, trying to respect her wishes, I said I'd leave there is no particular need to respect their wishes we mean to respect the cultural peculiarities of each country. how can a government kill its citizens while still claiming to respect their rights?
3 (observe) [+law, treaty] acatar
it is about time tour operators respected the law and their own code of conduct
4
as respects por lo que respecta a; en lo concerniente a
the ITC will produce a code on impartiality which must take account of "due impartiality" as respects major matters the subsidy that is provided by foreign governments as respects their maritime industry
Verb Conjugations for respetar
Gerund: respetando
Participle: respetado
Indicative
PresentPreteritImperfectConditionalFuture
yorespetorespetérespetabarespetaríarespetaré
respetasrespetasterespetabasrespetaríasrespetarás
él/ella/Ud.respetarespetórespetabarespetaríarespetará
nosotrosrespetamosrespetamosrespetábamosrespetaríamosrespetaremos
vosotrosrespetáisrespetasteisrespetabaisrespetaríaisrespetaréis
ellos/ellas/Uds.respetanrespetaronrespetabanrespetaríanrespetarán
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