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respectively

[ ri-spek-tiv-lee ]
/ rɪˈspɛk tɪv li /
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adverb
(of two or more things) referring or applying to two or more things previously mentioned in a parallel or sequential way: Joe and Bob escorted Betty and Alice, respectively.
in precisely the order given; sequentially.
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Origin of respectively

First recorded in 1550–60; respective + -ly
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How to use respectively in a sentence

British Dictionary definitions for respectively

respectively
/ (rɪˈspɛktɪvlɪ) /

adverb
(in listing a number of items or attributes that refer to another list) separately in the order givenhe gave Janet and John a cake and a chocolate respectively
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