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responsenoun [C/U]

 us   /rɪˈspɑns/
something said or done as a reaction to something that has been said or done; an answer or reaction: [C] She’s applied for admission and is still waiting for a response from the school. The law was passed by the town council in response to (= as a result of) complaints from residents.
biology A response is also a reaction of an organism to a change in its environment.
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uk   /rɪˈspɒns/  us   /rɪˈspɑːns/
B2 [C or U] an answer or reaction: Responses to our advertisement have been disappointing. Her proposals met with an enthusiastic response. I looked in her face for some response, but she just stared at me blankly. Management have granted a ten percent pay rise in response to union pressure.
[C] any of the parts sung or said, in some religious ceremonies, by the people in answer to the parts said or sung by the priest

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"response" in Business English

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responsenoun [C or U]

uk   us   /rɪˈspɒns/
an answer to a question, letter, email, etc.: response to sth Consumers get no response to telephone inquiries for help. I am writing in response to your email. a written response
a reaction to something that has happened: He spoke in response to the news that the business had failed.response from sb The recent Shanghai sell-off prompted virtually no response from more established markets. a mixed/positive response
(Definition of response from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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