Definition of respectively in English:


Line breaks: re¦spect|ive¦ly
Pronunciation: /rɪˈspɛktɪvli


  • 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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    • He was sentenced to six months and three months respectively, to run consecutively.
    • These positions are frequently referred to respectively as objectivism and constructionism.
    • Both release new albums this month after eight and 11 years away respectively.

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