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noun regard pronunciation in British English /rɪˈɡɑː(r)d/ 
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  1. 1
    [uncountable] attention or care that you give to someone or something
    regard for:

    The road was built without regard for the safety of residents.

  2. 2
    [uncountable] respect and admiration for someone or something
    have high regard for someone/something:

    I have very high regard for the ambassador's negotiating skills.

    hold someone/something in high regard:

    George Washington was held in high regard by both Northerners and Southerners.

  3. 3

    regards

    [plural] greetings

    Give my regards to your parents.

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