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answer back

[′an·sər ¦bak]
(computer science)
The ability of a device such as a computer or terminal to automatically identify itself when it is contacted by another communicating device.
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Handsfree Answer Back allows a called phone to automatically answer and activate the intercom without a user having to pick up the handset or hit a button.
It is entirely fair to criticise banks and bankers who are quite able to answer back.
A CAT'S TAIL Don't do that Kim it isn't nice We need that cat to catch the mice Don't answer back I'm not being mean Take that cat out of thewashing machine
He'd be reliable, waterproof, a good listener, and wouldn't answer back.
For patients on life support, it's a thankless routine of bathing, bedpans, body turning - and the need to touch and talk to those who cannot answer back.
At the end of the interview, when Philip had left the studio and couldn't answer back, Kelly readoutafew texts which were very derogatory.
I've bought a dog who's much more reliable and he doesn't answer back.
When you are teased, don't answer back, and try not to show that you're annoyed.
The Gunners boss said: "We were always in a strong position this season, so the mind games were not really there as I never had to answer back.
Relatives of the dead men accused the Ministry of Defence of trying to "shift the blame" on to men who cannot answer back.
Yet he's a demanding boss, because he's surrounded by people who never answer back.
Anyway, see how easy it is to claim a deep and intimate relationship with someone who can't answer back.