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"responsive" in British English

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responsiveadjective

uk   /rɪˈspɒn.sɪv/  us   /-ˈspɑːn-/
responsively
adverb uk   us   /-li/
responsiveness
noun [U] uk   us   /-nəs/
(Definition of responsive from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"responsive" in American English

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responsiveadjective

 us   /rɪˈspɑn·sɪv/
quick to ​act, esp. to ​meet the ​needs of someone or something: He had ​promised a ​government responsive to the ​people.
responsiveness
noun [U]  /rɪˈspɑn·sɪv·nəs/
This 5-minute ​procedure (= doing something to ​fixyourcomputer)can ​let you ​keep more ​programsopen and ​sharpenyour PC's responsiveness.
(Definition of responsive from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

"responsive" in Business English

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responsiveadjective

uk   us   /rɪˈspɒnsɪv/
reacting quickly and well to something or someone: responsive to sth The most ​effective IT ​function is one that is responsive to the ​needs of the ​business it ​serves. The ​managementoffer an ​efficient and responsive ​service to ​localcompanies.
responsively
adverb
The ​organization is not responsively ​run.
(Definition of responsive from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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