Responsal Re*spon"sal (r?*sp?n"sal), a. Answerable. [Obs.] [1913 Webster]

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  • Responsal — Re*spon sal, n. [Cf.LL. resposalis.] 1. One who is answerable or responsible. [Obs.] Barrow. [1913 Webster] 2. Response. [Obs.] Brevint. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • responsal — index response Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • responsal — (rè spon sal) s. m. Celui qui rendait à l empereur les réponses ecclésiastiques au nom du pape ; on le nommait aussi apocrisiaire. •   L apocrisiaire du pape, ou, ce qui est la même chose, son responsal, celui qui répondait en son nom à l… …   Dictionnaire de la Langue Française d'Émile Littré

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  • History of responsa — in Judaism spans a period of 1,700 years. Responsa constitute a special class of rabbinic literature, differing in form , but not necessarily in content, from Rabbinic commentaries devoted to the exegesis of the Bible, the Mishnah, the Talmud,… …   Wikipedia

  • response — I noun acknowledgment, answer, antiphon, countercharge, counterstatement, explanation, plea, reaction, rebuttal, rejoinder, replication, reply, respondence, responsal, retort, return, riposte, surrebutter, surrejoinder II index acknowledgment… …   Law dictionary

  • response — noun /rɪˈspɒns/ a) An answer or reply, or something in the nature of an answer or reply. b) The act of responding or replying; reply: as, to speak in response to a question. See Also: respond, responsal, responsible, responsibility, responsion …   Wiktionary

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