pertaining individually or severally to each of a number of persons, things, etc.; particular: I will now discuss the respective merits of the candidates.
- re·spec·tive·ness, noun
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How to use respective in a sentence
Where your app in the respective category ranks refers to the category ranking.App store optimization success: Top five KPIs you must measure | Juned Ghanchi | August 28, 2020 | Search Engine Watch
Cultural relevance is a critical brand health metric that brands should aspire to measure and improve upon, across the entirety of their respective addressable markets.Multicultural audiences are making nuanced media choices | Vevo | August 25, 2020 | Digiday
This is essentially targeting through the user id on the respective platform.Five great display and video advertising tactics to increase relevance and revenue in a cookie-less world | Anastasia-Yvoni Spiliopoulou | August 24, 2020 | Search Engine Watch
Both were considered strong prospects — even front-runners — when they entered their respective races, but they still faced stiff competition.Biden Had To Fight For The Presidential Nomination. But Most VPs Have To. | Julia Azari | August 20, 2020 | FiveThirtyEight
After months of meetings on Zoom, Matz and Bohm decided to drive from their respective parts of the Sunshine State to better merge their ideas in person.Florida’s Unemployment ‘Dream Team’ Helps 50K Tackle a Broken System | Joshua Eferighe | August 16, 2020 | Ozy
With all that said, representation of each of these respective communities has increased in the new Congress.
Both are considered marginal figures in the House GOP caucus and have no real base of support for their respective bids.
When our elected representatives assume their respective offices, they take an oath to “protect and defend the Constitution.”
And their respective physical appearances, which have become objects of fascination for their legions of fans, were tragic.How the Property Brothers Became Your Mom’s Favorite TV Stars | Kevin Fallon | November 25, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
Congressional Democrats kept their respective leadership teams in place.With Immigration Move, Obama and the Welfare Party Strike Again | Lloyd Green | November 24, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
We can do as we like with Hindu and Mussalman so long as we leave their respective religions untouched.The Red Year | Louis Tracy
Here the pair reached the "Dun Cow" and retired to their respective quarters.The Pit Town Coronet, Volume I (of 3) | Charles James Wills
Full provision is made for Catholics and Nonconformists desiring to attend the services of their respective bodies.Showell's Dictionary of Birmingham | Thomas T. Harman and Walter Showell
Public functionaries will receive their orders for military service from their respective administrative chiefs.The Philippine Islands | John Foreman
After cobbing, great care is required in sorting the ore into the respective grades of Nos. 1, 2, and 3.Asbestos | Robert H. Jones
British Dictionary definitions for respective
belonging or relating separately to each of several people or things; several: we took our respective ways home
an archaic word for respectful
- respectiveness, noun
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