respondence

noun
re·​spon·​dence | \ rə̇ˈspändən(t)s, rēˈs- \
variants: or less commonly respondency \ -​dənsē \
plural respondences also respondencies

Definition of respondence

: the act of responding : the quality or state of being respondent : answering, response also : correspondence, agreement

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History and Etymology for respondence

Latin respondēre to answer, correspond + English -ence, -ency

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“Respondence.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/respondence. Accessed 6 Jul. 2022.

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