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English definition of “respondent”

respondent

noun [C]     /rɪˈspɒndənt/
MARKETING a person who answers questions about a product or service: Respondents rated the company as creative, smart, and technically able.
LAW the person who is accused of something in a legal case: The court's general policy is to impose costs on the respondent.
(Definition of respondent noun from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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