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Another `incident' would probably get a more direct response from both bodies. CASCADES - THE DAY OF THE DEAD (2001)You see, the response to your last manifestation upon our stage has been overwhelming. THE RIVAL QUEENS: A COUNTESS ASHBY DE LA ZOUCHE MYSTERY (2001)Sameth's nose twitched in response, twitched again, then finally burst out in a sneeze. LIRAEL: DAUGHTER OF THE CLAYR (2001)
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Translations for 'response'
British English: response /rɪˈspɒns/ NOUN
Your response to an event or to something that is said is your reply or reaction to it.
In response to my question, he lifted his head and thought for a moment.
- American English: response
- Arabic: اِسْتِجابَة
- Brazilian Portuguese: resposta
- Chinese: 回答
- Croatian: odgovor
- Czech: odezva
- Danish: svar
- Dutch: antwoord
- European Spanish: respuesta reacción
- Finnish: vastaus
- French: réaction
- German: Antwort
- Greek: ανταπόκριση
- Italian: risposta
- Japanese: 返答
- Korean: 응답
- Norwegian: respons
- Polish: odpowiedź
- European Portuguese: resposta
- Romanian: răspuns
- Russian: ответ
- Spanish: respuesta reacción
- Swedish: svar
- Thai: คำตอบ
- Turkish: yanıt
- Ukrainian: відповідь
- Vietnamese: câu trả lời
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