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Definition of regard noun from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary



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  1. 1[uncountable] (formal) attention to, or thought and care for, someone or something regard for somebody/something to do something with little/no regard for other people's opinions to have/show little regard for other people's property regard to somebody/something He was driving without regard to speed limits.
  2. 2[uncountable] (formal) respect or admiration for someone He held her in high regard (= had a good opinion of her). regard for somebody/something I had great regard for his abilities.
  3. 3regards [plural] used to send good wishes to someone at the end of a letter, or when asking someone to give your good wishes to another person who is not present With kind regards, Yours… Give your brother my regards when you see him.
  4. Idioms
    as to something, as regards something
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    used when you are referring to something As to tax, that will be deducted from your salary.
    have regard to something (law)
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    to remember and think carefully about something It is always necessary to have regard to the terms of the contract. New sites for waste disposal will be determined having regard to environmental matters.
    in/with regard to somebody/something (formal)
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    concerning someone or something a country's laws in regard to human rights The company's position with regard to overtime is made clear in their contracts.
    in this/that regard (formal)
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    concerning what has just been mentioned I have nothing further to say in this regard.
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