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  • n. One who regards or judges with partiality; one who respects.
  • n. A person who respects someone or something; usually used in the negative; "X is no respecter of Y".

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. One who respects.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. One who respects or regards: chiefly used in the phrase respecter of persons, a person who regards the external circumstances of others in his judgment, and suffers his opinion to be biased by them, to the prejudice of candor, justice, and equity.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. a person who respects someone or something; usually used in the negative

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