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Concerning; in respect of.‘as regards content, the programme will cover important current issues’
concerning, as regards, with regard to, in regard to, with respect to, in respect of, with reference to, relating to, respecting, as for, as to, re, about, apropos, on the subject of, in connection withView synonyms
- ‘She notes that not a lot has changed in 30 years as regards the ratio of women in politics in Carlow.’
- ‘Now as regards access and control, this doesn't really leave students with very much control.’
- ‘One such issue for Ireland is taxation, particularly as regards our favourable company tax rate.’
- ‘But as regards the insurgency, they're evidently not particularly relevant at all.’
- ‘As regards the survey data, the proof of the pudding will be clear when we see how the Home Office presents the conclusions.’
- ‘I will also still not be in the clear as regards possible infection from Alec last week, and neither will my mum.’
- ‘I am willing to meet Mr Fagan to discuss any proposals he has for the park and I am sure he has a lot to offer as regards ideas for the park.’
- ‘The parties reserved their position in this respect as regards any future proceedings.’
- ‘As regards other offenders, the surveys we carried out as part of the price awareness campaign towards the end of last year showed how prices can vary widely.’
- ‘This radio show is one of many that Patrick will be appearing on but it is one of the better ones as regards listenership.’
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