Respective

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Definition

(our) respective (interests): (our) specific, personal, individual (interests)
adjective

Examples

  • "It is up to you to decide whether they will be awarded the same type of budget for the upcoming year, after reading their respective budget proposals."
  • "You can be sure the media is going to exploit this incident to the best of its abilities, and we've got our respective businesses to think of here."
  • "Why don't you tell us about your respective countries?"
  • "Founded in 1904 by longtime friends Alberto Dulce and Giovanni Carpaccio, D&C has been controlled by members of the respective families since the founders' deaths nearly 35 years ago."

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