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respecter

[ri-spek-ter] /rɪˈspɛk tər/
noun
1.
someone or something that is influenced by the social standing, importance, power, or any deterrent put forth by persons or things (used chiefly in negative constructions):
Death is no respecter of wealth.
Origin
1605-1615
1605-15; respect + -er1
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  • Typhus is no respecter of persons, and it is impossible to guard against it as against the smallpox.
  • It's understandable that people might snark about that, but physics is no respecter of political differences.
  • The market on the rampage is no respecter of persons.
  • It was not a respecter of educational or economic status.
British Dictionary definitions for respecter

respecter

/rɪˈspɛktə/
noun
1.
a person who respects someone or something
2.
no respecter of persons, a person whose attitude and behaviour is uninfluenced by consideration of another's rank, power, wealth, etc
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