es·teem / iˈstēm/ • n. respect and admiration, typically for a person: he was held in high esteem by colleagues. • v. [tr.] (usu. be esteemed) respect and admire: many of these qualities are esteemed by managers ∎ formal consider; deem: I should esteem it a favor if you could speak to them.
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