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 for With respect to
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Respect \Re*spect"\, n. [L. respectus: cf. F. respect. See
     Respect, v., and cf. Respite.]
     1. The act of noticing with attention; the giving particular
        consideration to; hence, care; caution.
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              But he it well did ward with wise respect.
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     2. Esteem; regard; consideration; honor.
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              Seen without awe, and served without respect.
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              The same men treat the Lord's Day with as little
              respect.                              --R. Nelson.
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     3. pl. An expression of respect of deference; regards; as, to
        send one's respects to another.
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     4. Reputation; repute. [Obs.]
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              Many of the best respect in Rome.     --Shak.
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     5. Relation; reference; regard.
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              They believed but one Supreme Deity, which, with
              respect to the various benefits men received from
              him, had several titles.              --Tillotson.
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     4. Particular; point regarded; point of view; as, in this
        respect; in any respect; in all respects.
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              Everything which is imperfect, as the world must be
              acknowledged in many respects.        --Tillotson.
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              In one respect I'll be thy assistant. --Shak.
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     7. Consideration; motive; interest. [Obs.] "Whatever secret
        respects were likely to move them." --Hooker.
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              To the publik good
              Private respects must yield.          --Milton.
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     In respect, in comparison. [Obs.] --Shak.
     In respect of.
        (a) In comparison with. [Obs.] --Shak.
        (b) As to; in regard to. [Archaic] "Monsters in respect of
            their bodies." --Bp. Wilkins. "In respect of these
            matters." --Jowett. (Thucyd.)
     In respect to, or With respect to, in relation to; with
        regard to; as respects. --Tillotson.
     To have respect of persons, to regard persons with
        partiality or undue bias, especially on account of
        friendship, power, wealth, etc. "It is not good to have
        respect of persons in judgment." --Prov. xxiv. 23.
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     Syn: Deference; attention; regard; consideration; estimation.
          See Deference.
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