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"unresponsive" in British English

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unresponsiveadjective

uk   /ˌʌn.rɪˈspɒn.sɪv/  us   /-ˈspɑːn-/
not ​reacting in a ​quick or ​positive way to something : Depression can make a new ​mother unresponsive to her ​baby. not ​reacting or ​moving at all because of being ​unconscious or very ​ill : The ​patient was ​collapsed and unresponsive when he was ​brought into ​hospital.
(Definition of unresponsive from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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unresponsiveadjective

 us   /ˌʌn·rɪˈspɑn·sɪv/
not ​reacting or ​answering, or not ​reacting or ​answeringsatisfactorily: The ​company has been unresponsive to her ​efforts to ​discuss a ​settlement.
(Definition of unresponsive from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “unresponsive”
in Chinese (Simplified) 无反应的, 无应答的…
in Chinese (Traditional) 無反應的, 無應答的…
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