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Students show their respect for the teacher by not talking.
She has worked hard to gain the respect of her peers.
Children should treat their parents with respect.
We stood silent as a mark of respect for the dead.
The negotiations proceeded in an atmosphere of friendship and mutual respect.
This is the American English definition of respect. View British English definition of respect.
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