[ adjective ] considered individually
"the respective club members" "specialists in their several fields" "the various reports all agreed"
Used in print(R. F. Shaw, "The `Private Eye`"...)
Hercule_Poirot and Lord_Peter_Whimsey ( the respective creations of Agatha_Christie and Dorothy_Sayers ) have retained Holmes ' egotism but not his zest for life and eccentric habits .(Grants-in-Aid and Other Financial Assistance...)
The method used for computing the respective Federal and State shares in total program costs is specifically set_forth in the Act .