Definition of 'reaction'
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Example sentences containing 'reaction'
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You are more likely to get an understanding reaction. The Sun (2016)The news was met with a mixed reaction. Times, Sunday Times (2016)We also met a retired mum of two in her sixties who says she also suffers an adverse reaction to the pesticides. The Sun (2016)When we eat, all kinds of chemical reactions take place in our bodies. The Sun (2016)Although their reaction times slow, they take more care. The Sun (2016)The government 's reaction has hardly reassured critics of its commitment to free speech or the interests of business. Times, Sunday Times (2016)What was your initial reaction? The Sun (2016)He said:'I understand all the different reactions. The Sun (2016)Anyone with a heart condition, blood pressure problems, epilepsy or asthma can have a very dangerous reaction to the drug. The Sun (2017)He has said that his initial reaction was disappointment. Times, Sunday Times (2012)Were you shocked by the force of the reaction to it? Times, Sunday Times (2009)It was a noble move but my reaction was one of deep regret. The Sun (2013)What causes ulcers in one person may result in no reaction at all in another. The Beat Fatigue Workbook - how to identify the causes (1988)Others will fear the reactions of those around them. Why am I Afraid to Grieve (1994)The pictures provoked a furious reaction yesterday. Times, Sunday Times (2014)What was noticeably different was the reaction to the performance itself. Times, Sunday Times (2008)She spoke in a hushed voice and had a slow reaction time in tests. Times, Sunday Times (2013)The police reaction was well over the top. The Sun (2007)The basic unit of a compound is the molecule whose formation requires a chemical reaction. Biology Basic Facts (1982)Until now adverse reactions were blamed on the drug. The Family Nutrition Workbook (1988)Your reaction may be caused by one of them. Take Care of Your Skin (1990)These hairs contain toxins that cause skin irritation and allergic reactions. Times, Sunday Times (2016)It is just an extreme form of stress reaction. Banish Anxiety - how to stop worrying and take charge of your life (1991)Your quietly confident attitude to love gets the hottest reaction from a partner. The Sun (2011)This is a very curious and strong reaction. Times, Sunday Times (2006)Your reaction to the changes of the weeks just past is very different from theirs. Times, Sunday Times (2007)The tests also assess how genes affect your reactions to common drugs. Times, Sunday Times (2010)The plan has met with mixed reactions. Times, Sunday Times (2015)This will trigger chemical reactions in your body that will make you feel the way you felt then. Times, Sunday Times (2008)The initial public reaction was lukewarm. The Times Literary Supplement (2010)This seems to have produced no noticeable reaction from the Government. Times, Sunday Times (2006)First, Soviet history is one of cycles of reform and reaction. Preventing World War III - A Realistic Grand Strategy (1988)
Synonyms of 'reaction'
conservatism, the right, the extreme right, counter-revolution
Trends of 'reaction'
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Translations for 'reaction'
British English: reaction /rɪˈækʃən/ NOUN
Your reaction to something that has happened or something that you have experienced is what you feel, say, or do because of it.
Reaction to the President's visit has been mixed.
- American English: reaction
- Arabic: تَفَاعُل
- Brazilian Portuguese: reação
- Chinese: 反应
- Croatian: reakcija
- Czech: reakce
- Danish: reaktion
- Dutch: reactie
- European Spanish: reacción respuesta
- Finnish: reaktio
- French: réaction
- German: Reaktion
- Greek: αντίδραση
- Italian: reazione
- Japanese: 反応
- Korean: 반응
- Norwegian: reaksjon
- Polish: reakcja
- European Portuguese: reação
- Romanian: reacție
- Russian: реакция
- Spanish: reacción
- Swedish: reaktion
- Thai: ปฏิกิริยา
- Turkish: tepki
- Ukrainian: реакція
- Vietnamese: sự phản ứng
Definition of reaction from the Collins English Dictionary
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