respeito

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From Latin respectus (respected), perfect passive participle of respiciō (I look back; I respect), from re- (back; again) + speciō (I observe, I look at).

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respeito m (plural respeitos)

  1. (uncountable) respect (admiration for a person or entity because of perceived merit)
  2. (uncountable) submission
  3. respect (a particular aspect of something)

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respeito

  1. First-person singular (eu) present indicative of respeitar