- Belonging or relating separately to each of two or more people or things: they chatted about their respective childhoodsMás ejemplos en oraciones
- All lyrics used at the beginning of each chapter belong to their respective songwriters.
- This requires a review of current antenatal education and the respective roles of caregivers.
- Maybe the respective disciplines have differing aims anyway and can't be synthesised?
late Middle English (in the sense 'relative, comparative'): from medieval Latin respectivus, from respect- 'regarded, considered', from the verb respicere (see respect), reinforced by French respectif, -ive.