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call-and-response

call-and-re·sponse
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Transcription

    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [kawl and ri-spons]
    • /kɔl ænd rɪˈspɒns/
    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [kawl and ri-spons]
    • /kɔl ænd rɪˈspɒns/

Definitions of call-and-response word

  • noun call-and-response a form of interaction between a speaker and one or more listeners, in which every utterance of the speaker elicits a verbal or non-verbal response from the listener or listeners 3
  • adjective call-and-response noting or pertaining to a style of singing in which a melody sung by one singer is responded to or echoed by one or more singers. 1
  • adjective call-and-response noting or pertaining to rapid, spontaneous verbal and nonverbal interaction between speaker and listener, in which all statements are punctuated by expressions from the listener. 1
  • noun call-and-response call-and-response singing. 1
  • noun call-and-response call-and-response interaction between speaker and listener. 1
  • noun call-and-response (music) Alternative form of call and response. 0

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Parts of speech for Call-and-response

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation

call-and-response popularity

This term is known only to a narrow circle of people with rare knowledge. Only 27% of English native speakers know the meaning of this word.
According to our data about 75% of words is more used. This is a rare but used term. It occurs in the pages of specialized literature and in the speech of educated people.

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