response

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Response is part of the Academic Word List. It is important for students in college and university.

Pronunciation[change]

Noun[change]

Singular
response

Plural
responses

  1. A response is some words or actions that happen as a reaction to something else.
    We sent a message to them two weeks ago, but there has been no response so far.
    The police response to these problems has been slow and weak.
    In psychology, a response is a behaviour which occurs after a stimulus.