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American English: /riˈækt/
British English: /rɪˈakt/

Translation of react in Spanish:

intransitive verb

  • to react against something
    reaccionar contra algo
    to react on something
    afectar algo
    it reacts on the quality of work
    afecta la calidad del trabajo
    to react to somethinghow did he react to the news?
    ¿cómo reaccionó al oír la noticia?
    ¿cómo reaccionó frente a or ante la noticia?
    he reacted to the news with a shrug
    al oír la noticia se encogió de hombros
    to react to light
    reaccionar a la luz
    she reacted badly to the drug
    su organismo reaccionó mal al medicamento
    Example sentences
    • Rail passengers have reacted angrily to news that fares are set to rise.
    • All my three daughters react differently to stress.
    • One reason is that financial markets react quickly to policy changes.
    Example sentences
    • When base is added, it reacts with hydronium ion to decrease its concentration, thereby stressing the system.
    • In these reactions the ozone reacts with nitric oxide to produce nitrogen dioxide.
    • Direct sensing mechanisms might involve proteins or ligands that bind or react with oxygen.
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