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reply

verb
 
 
/rɪˈplaɪ/ (replying, replied, replied)
[I or T] to give a spoken or written answer: 'Your comments have been noted,' he replied.reply to sb/sth He did not reply to a message left for him. 36 applicants replied to our advert.reply that 55% of respondents replied that they are confident in their companies' leaders.
[I] to react to something that someone has done: The voters replied by voting 80% in favour.reply with sth After criticism for being slow to respond to changes in the market, the company replied with a major restructuring.
Translations of “reply”
in Korean 대답하다…
in Arabic يُجيب…
in French répondre…
in Turkish cevap vermek, yanıtlamak…
in Italian rispondere, replicare…
in Chinese (Traditional) 回答, 回覆, 答覆…
in Russian отвечать…
in Polish odpowiadać…
in Spanish responder…
in Portuguese responder…
in German erwiedern…
in Catalan respondre…
in Japanese 答える, 返事する…
in Chinese (Simplified) 回答, 回复, 答复…
(Definition of reply verb from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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