reaction

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UK:*UK and possibly other pronunciationsUK and possibly other pronunciations/riˈækʃən/US:USA pronunciation: IPA and respellingUSA pronuncation: IPA/riˈækʃən/ ,USA pronunciation: respelling(rē akshən)


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reaction

Most examples are given in US English. We have labeled exceptions as UK.
n
  1. met with [mixed, explosive, angry, dramatic, theatrical] reactions
  2. caused a [chemical, chain] reaction
  3. a knee-jerk reaction
  4. a [slow, delayed, sudden] reaction
  5. [public, audience, citizen, worker, parent] reaction
  6. the reaction of the [public]
  7. their reaction to the [speech, decision, grades]
  8. an allergic reaction to [peanuts, pet dander]
  9. the body's reaction to [a stimulus, arousal, excitement, drugs]
  10. didn't expect such a [positive, negative] reaction
  11. tried to get a reaction out of her [parents, children, partner]
  12. her reaction when she [heard, found out, discovered] (that)
  13. every action has its reaction
  14. has an [equal, opposite] reaction
  15. the reaction when mixing [chemicals, substances]
  16. produced [an explosive, a dangerous] reaction
n as adj
  1. [measure, observe, calculate] the reaction time
  2. has a [slow, fast, quick, delayed] reaction time
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