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  2  definitions  found 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
  Respective  \Re*spec"tive\  (r?*sp?k"t?v),  a.  [Cf.  F.  respectif 
  LL  respectivus  See  {Respect}.] 
  1.  Noticing  with  attention;  hence  careful;  wary; 
  considerate.  [Obs.] 
  If  you  look  upon  the  church  of  England  with  a 
  respective  eye,  you  can  not  .  .  .  refuse  this 
  charge.  --A?p.  Sandys. 
  2.  Looking  towardl  having  reference  to  relative,  not 
  absolute;  as  the  respective  connections  of  society. 
  3.  Relating  to  particular  persons  or  things  each  to  each 
  particular;  own  as  they  returned  to  their  respective 
  places  of  abode. 
  4.  Fitted  to  awaken  respect.  [Obs.]  --Shak. 
  5.  Rendering  respect;  respectful;  regardful.  [Obs.] 
  With  respective  shame,  rose,  took  us  by  the  hands. 
  With  thy  equals  familiar,  yet  respective.  --Lord 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
  adj  :  considered  individually;  "the  respective  club  members"; 
  "specialists  in  their  several  fields";  "the  various 
  reports  all  agreed"  [syn:  {respective(a)},  {several(a)}, 

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