respondence

noun re·spon·dence \rə̇ˈspändən(t)s, rēˈs-\
variants: less commonly

respondency

\-dənsē\

Definition of respondence

plural

respondences

also

respondencies

  1. :  the act of responding :  the quality or state of being respondent :  answering response; also :  correspondence agreement

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Origin and Etymology of respondence

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


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