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responsion

[ri-spon-shuh n] /rɪˈspɒn ʃən/
noun
1.
the act of responding or answering.
2.
responsions, the first examination at Oxford University that candidates for the degree of B.A. have to pass.
Origin
late Middle English
1425-1475
1425-75; late Middle English < Latin respōnsiōn- (stem of respōnsiō) an answer. See response, -ion
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