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in this (or that) regard

Definition of in this or that regard in English:

In connection with the point previously mentioned: there was little incentive for them to be active in this regard
More example sentences
  • He singled out the areas of sport, academics and opera for special mention in this regard.
  • I am sure that the sale of the properties will assist in that regard, as already mentioned.
  • It is often mentioned in the same breath in that regard as Saul Bellow's The Adventures of Augie March.
Synonyms
respect, aspect, facet, consideration, point, item, characteristic, particular, detail, specific, particularity, fact;
matter, issue, topic, question, circumstance
See parent entry: regard

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Pronunciation: ˌtəːpsɪkəˈriːən
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