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I wasn't sure how you would react.
The financial markets reacted badly to the latest news on inflation.
Workers reacted angrily to the news of more job losses at the factory.
When the parliament formally criticized him, Yeltsin reacted by threatening to close it down.
The software enables the computer to interpret messages and react accordingly.
This is the British English definition of react. View American English definition of react.
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