reaction Significado en Diccionario Cambridge Inglés Cambridge dictionaries logo
Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

El diccionario y el tesauro de inglés online más consultados por estudiantes de inglés.

Significado de “reaction” - Diccionario Inglés

Significado de "reaction" - Diccionario Inglés

See all translations

reactionnoun

uk   /riˈæk.ʃən/  us   /riˈæk.ʃən/
  • reaction noun (BEHAVIOUR)

B2 [C] behaviour, a ​feeling or an ​action that is a ​directresult of something ​else: I ​love to ​watch people's reactions when I say who I am. There has been an ​immediate/​widespread/​hostile reaction against the government's ​proposedtaxincreases. Reactions to the ​proposal so ​far have been ​adverse/​favourable/​mixed.
reactions [plural]
someone's ​ability to ​actquickly when something ​happens: You need to have quick reactions to ​play these ​computergames.
[C usually singular] a ​type of ​behaviour or ​opinion that is ​produced or ​held with the ​intention of being different from something ​else: Her ​left-wingviews are a reaction against the ​conservatism of her ​parents.

expend iconexpend iconMore examples

  • reaction noun (IN SCIENCE)

[C or U] chemistry an ​occasion when two or more ​substancesreact with and ​change each other: a chemical reaction
  • reaction noun (NO CHANGE)

[U] disapproving the ​belief or ​principle that there should be no ​social or ​politicalchange, and the ​attempt to ​stop such ​change from ​happening: We must not ​allow reaction to ​stand in the way of ​progress.
(Definition of reaction from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

Significado de "reaction" - Diccionario Inglés Americano

See all translations

reactionnoun [C]

 us   /riˈæk·ʃən/
behavior, a ​feeling, or an ​action that is a ​directresult of something ​else: My ​initial reaction was to ​call off the ​party. Senator, what is ​your reaction to the ​proposal to ​cutMedicarebenefits?
A reaction is also a ​change that ​opposes a ​previousopinion or ​behavior: His ​art is a reaction against ​photographicrealism.
biology A reaction can also be an ​unpleasanteffect on the ​body resulting from something ​eaten or taken, such as a ​drug.
chemistry A ​chemical reaction is the ​change that ​happens when two or more ​substances are ​mixed with each other.
(Definition of reaction from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

Significado de "reaction" - Diccionario Inglés para los negocios

See all translations

reactionnoun [C or U]

uk   us   /riˈækʃən/
the way that something ​happens, or that someone does something, as a ​result of something else: reaction to sth We've seen little ​market reaction to the latest ​inflationfigures.reaction against sth There was an immediate reaction against the ​proposedtaxincreases.
(Definition of reaction from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Más sobre la pronunciación de reaction
Add Cambridge dictionaries to your browser to your website
There, their and they’re – which one should you use?
There, their and they’re – which one should you use?
by ,
April 27, 2016
by Liz Walter If you are a learner of English and you are confused about the words there, their and they’re, let me reassure you: many, many people with English as their first language share your problem! You only have to take a look at the ‘comments’ sections on the website of, for example, a popular

Aprende más 

Palabra del día

cracker

a thin, flat, hard biscuit, especially one eaten with cheese

Palabra del día

bio-banding noun
bio-banding noun
April 25, 2016
in sport, grouping children according to their physical maturity rather than their age ‘When we’re grouping children for sports, we do it by age groups, but the problem is that, within those age groups, we get huge variations in biological age,’ said Dr Sean Cumming, senior lecturer at the University of Bath’s department for

Aprende más