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- adj. Describing one considered to be deserving of respect, who is due special honor or appreciation.
- v. Simple past tense and past participle of respect.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- adj. receiving deferential regard
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It’s a good name, Mother, a name respected by everyone except those villagers, who don’t count anyway.
The Military Religious Freedom Foundation, an organization dedicated to “ensuring that all members” of the Armed Forces have their religious rights respected, is calling on the Pentagon to cancel the controversial speech due to inflammatory remarks Graham has made in the past, like calling Islam a “wicked and evil religion”:
That argument may have been stronger when good new authors could usually take for granted that they would get reviews in respected newspapers.
So well-respected is Bjoergen among her peers at the moment that Finland's Riitta-Liisa Roponen was shocked to learn that her ski time in the third leg was faster than Bjoergen's anchor leg.
Certainly one of the chief guarantees of freedom under any government, no matter how popular and respected, is the right of the citizens to keep and bear arms.
Wanting to see the law respected is not the same as wanting to "coddle" our enemies.
I, too, tend to give more weight to reviews in respected journals and newspapers, but again, reviews are subjective just like anything else.
But to a right wingnut, being respected is bad, and being hated is good.
Brioni, the Italian label respected internationally for its understated men's tailoring, recently announced that Alessandro Dell'Acqua has been hired as the new designer for womenswear -- a division that doesn't have much of a profile because its mix of stately neutrals and garish silhouettes isn't very good.
Certainly one of the chief guarantees of freedom under any government, no matter how popular and respected, is the right of citizens to keep and bear arms ....
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