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1. One who responds.
2. Law The defending party in certain legal proceedings, as in a case brought by petition.
1. Giving or given as an answer; responsive.
2. Law Of or being a respondent in a proceeding.
re·spon′dence, re·spon′den·cy n.
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(Law) law a person against whom a petition, esp in a divorce suit, or appeal is brought
a less common word for responsive
Collins English Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged, 12th Edition 2014 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1994, 1998, 2000, 2003, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2011, 2014
1. a person who responds or makes reply.
2. a defendant, esp. in appellate and divorce proceedings.adj.
3. giving a response.
4. being a respondent.
[1520–30; < Latin respondent-, s. of respondēns, present participle of respondēre. See respond, -ent]
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|Noun||1.||respondent - the codefendant (especially in a divorce proceeding) who is accused of adultery with the corespondent|
|2.||respondent - someone who responds |
communicator - a person who communicates with others
assenter - a person who assents
interviewee - a person who is interviewed
|Adj.||1.||respondent - replying; "an answering glance"; "an answering smile"|
responsive - readily reacting or replying to people or events or stimuli; showing emotion; "children are often the quickest and most responsive members of the audience"
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The American Heritage® Roget's Thesaurus. Copyright © 2013, 2014 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.
respondent[rɪsˈpɒndənt] N (Jur) → demandado/a m/f; (to questionnaire) → persona f que responde al cuestionario or que rellena el cuestionario
Collins Spanish Dictionary - Complete and Unabridged 8th Edition 2005 © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1971, 1988 © HarperCollins Publishers 1992, 1993, 1996, 1997, 2000, 2003, 2005
respondent[rɪˈspɒndənt] n → défendeur/deresse m/f
Collins English/French Electronic Resource. © HarperCollins Publishers 2005
n (Jur) → Scheidungsbeklagte(r) mf
Collins German Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged 7th Edition 2005. © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1980 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1997, 1999, 2004, 2005, 2007
respondent[rɪˈspɒndənt] n (Law) → convenuto/a
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995