responsion

[ ri-spon-shuh n ]
/ rɪˈspɒn ʃən /

noun

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

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Origin of responsion

1425–75; late Middle English < Latin respōnsiōn- (stem of respōnsiō) an answer. See response, -ion
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