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respondent

noun [C] /rɪˈspɑn·dənt/
someone who responds to a question or offer: Most respondents in the survey voiced an unfavorable attitude toward the policy. In the legal system, a responent is the person against whom a case is brought.
Translations of “respondent”
in Chinese (Traditional) 回答者, 答覆者, 應答者…
in Russian опрашиваемый, респондент…
in Turkish cevaplayan, cevap veren…
in Chinese (Simplified) 回答者, 答复者, 应答者…
in Polish respondent/ka, ankietowan-y/a…
(Definition of respondent from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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