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From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishesteemes‧teem1 /ɪˈstiːm/ noun [uncountable]  ADMIREa feeling of respect for someone, or a good opinion of someonehold somebody in high/great esteem The critics held him in high esteem as an actor.token/mark of somebody’s esteem (=a sign of their respect) Please accept the small gift we enclose as a mark of our esteem.esteem for my father’s complete lack of esteem for actors self-esteem
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esteemIn order to be elected, you've got to attract the support and esteem of the population.But during her short acting career, Brown was held in high esteem by the theatrical fraternity in Northern Ireland.It may be that you do not recognise the deep-seated reasons why you hold some animals in higher esteem than others.At present rubies vary greatly in esteem according to their colour and source.As the wrangling has stretched into the new year, Clinton has moved up some in public esteem.It enables people to develop new skills which may enhance confidence and self esteem.A response indicating high self esteem was coded as 2, low self esteem 0, and not sure or missing 1.Prestige A further perceived interest relates to the esteem in which a country is held.hold somebody in high/great esteemWe held him in high esteem and placed complete confidence in him.
esteemesteem2 verb [transitive] formal  ADMIREto respect and admire someone or something Peden was greatly esteemed by the people of Ayrshire. He was esteemed as a literary wit.→ See Verb table
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esteemThe Piaroa view the arrogant and dominating character, which the Shavante would highly esteem in a mature male, as odious.I thought that Scripture told me to esteem others more than myself.The Church teaches people to esteem others more than themselves.He was attentive but impersonal, and esteemed rather than loved.After Cameron, it was wonderful to be so esteemed, so cosseted.
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Verb table
Simple Form
I, you, we, theyesteem
he, she, itesteems
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I, you, he, she, it, we, theyesteemed
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave esteemed
he, she, ithas esteemed
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad esteemed
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill esteem
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have esteemed
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