respectively: Meaning and Definition of


Pronunciation: (ri-spek'tiv-lē), [key]
— adv.
  1. in precisely the order given; sequentially.
  2. (of two or more things, with reference to two or more things previously mentioned) referring or applying to in a parallel or sequential way: Joe and Bob escorted Betty and Alice, respectively.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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