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noun     /ˈriː.fleks/
[C] a physical reaction to something that you cannot control : I'm sorry I punched him, it was a reflex action / response .Reacting and responding reflexes [plural] the ability to react quickly : Fighter pilots need good/ fast reflexes.Reacting and respondingResponding to an attack
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