2 / rI5spekt; rI`spZkt/ v
[Tn, Tn.pr] ~ sb/sth (for sth) admire or have a high opinion of sb/sth (because of sth) (因某事物)尊敬或敬重某人[某事物]: I respect you for your honesty. 由於你为人正直, 我对你十分敬重.
[Tn] show consideration for (sb/sth) 重视﹑ 考虑或尊重(某人[某事物]): respect sb's wishes, opinions, feelings, etc 尊重某人的意愿﹑ 意见﹑ 感情等 * respect the environment, eg by protecting it 重视环境问题(如保护环境) * People won't respect my (desire for) privacy. 大家都不顾及我(希望享有的)个人自由.
[Tn, Cn.n/a] ~ sth (as sth) avoid interfering with or harming sth; agree to recognize 不干预或不损害某事物; 承认某事物: respect sb's rights, privileges, etc 承认某人的权利﹑ 特权等 * respect a treaty, contract, etc 遵守条约﹑ 合同等 * respect diplomatic immunity (eg of foreign embassy staff to British law) as valid 承认外交豁免权有效.
[Tn] ~ oneself have proper respect for one's own character and behaviour 自重; 自尊: If you don't respect yourself, how can you expect others to respect you? 自己不自重, 又怎能受到别人尊重呢?
> respecter n (idm 习语) be no/not be any respecter of `persons treat everyone in the same way, without being influenced by their importance, wealth, etc 不问贫富贵贱, 一视同仁: Death is no respecter of persons. 死神不区分贫富贵贱.
respecting prep (fml 文) relating to (sth); concerning 关於, 至於(某事物): laws respecting property 关於财产的法律 * information respecting the child's whereabouts 关於那孩子的下落的消息.