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Definition of responsive adjective from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

      

    responsive

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    adjective
    NAmE//rɪˈspɑnsɪv//
     
     
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  1. 1 [not usually before noun] responsive (to somebody/something) reacting quickly and in a positive way Companies have to be responsive to consumer demand. a flu virus that is not responsive to treatment
  2. 2responsive (to somebody/something) reacting with interest or enthusiasm synonym receptive The club is responsive to new ideas. a responsive and enthusiastic audience opposite unresponsive
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noun [uncountable] a lack of responsiveness to client needs
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