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respecter

[ ri-spek-ter ]
/ rɪˈspɛk tər /
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noun

someone or something that is influenced by the social standing, importance, power, or any deterrent put forth by persons or things (used chiefly in negative constructions): Death is no respecter of wealth.

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Origin of respecter

First recorded in 1605–15; respect + -er1
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British Dictionary definitions for respecter

respecter
/ (rɪˈspɛktə) /

noun

a person who respects someone or something
no respecter of persons a person whose attitude and behaviour is uninfluenced by consideration of another's rank, power, wealth, etc
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