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Respectfully vs. Respectively

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Respectfullyadverb

In a respectful manner.

Respectivelyadverb

In a relative manner; often used when comparing lists, where the term denotes that the items in the lists correspond to each other in the order they are given.

‘''Serena Williams and Roger Federer won the women's and men's singles titles, respectively, at the 2010 Australian Open.’;

Respectfullyadverb

in a respectful manner;

‘might I respectfully suggest to the Town Council that they should adopt a policy of masterly inactivity?’;

Respectivelyadverb

As relating to each; particularly; as each belongs to each; as each refers to each in order; as, let each man respectively perform his duty.

‘The impressions from the objects or the senses do mingle respectively every one with its kind.’;

Respectivelyadverb

Relatively; not absolutely.

Respectivelyadverb

Partially; with respect to private views.

Respectivelyadverb

With respect; regardfully.

Respectivelyadverb

in the order given;

‘the brothers were called Felix and Max, respectively’;

Respectivelyadverb

separately or individually and in the order already mentioned (used when enumerating two or more items or facts that refer back to a previous statement)

‘they received sentences of one year and eight months respectively’;

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