[ ri-spon-shuh n ]
/ rɪˈspɒn ʃən /


the act of responding or answering.
responsions, the first examination at Oxford University that candidates for the degree of B.A. have to pass.

Origin of responsion

1425–75; late Middle English < Latin respōnsiōn- (stem of respōnsiō) an answer. See response, -ion Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019