gentemot

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Swedish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

gent +‎ emot

Preposition[edit]

gentemot

  1. towards, in relation to, with respect to, relative to, compared to
    • 1974, Regeringsformen (Instrument of Government, SFS 1974:152) chapter 2
      Varje medborgare är gentemot det allmänna tillförsäkrad yttrandefrihet ...
      Every citizen is with regard to the public granted freedom of expression ...
    ett professionellt förhållningssätt gentemot klienter eller patienter
    a professional approach towards clients or patients
    observationsapparaternas hastighet gentemot etern
    the speed of the observing apparatus relative to the aether
    Gentemot första halvåret 1929 betyder denna nedgång en minskning av ca 39 %
    Compared to the first six months of 1929 this decrease means a reduction by some 39 percent