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response

1. Bridge a bid replying to a partner's bid or double
2. Christianity a short sentence or phrase recited or sung by the choir or congregation in reply to the officiant at a church service
3. Electronics the ratio of the output to the input level, at a particular frequency, of a transmission line or electrical device
4. any pattern of glandular, muscular, or electrical reactions that arises from stimulation of the nervous system
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response

[ri′späns]
(communications)
(control systems)
A quantitative expression of the output of a device or system as a function of the input. Also known as system response.
(statistics)
The value of some measurable quantity after a treatment has been applied.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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"Following the RDR, we anticipate increased demand for the type of high-quality tailored service and advice which we provide.
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The RDR test was calculated using the following formula (8): RDR (%) = ([R.sub.5] - [R.sub.0]) x 100 / [R.sub.5].
Mr Morris said: "Since the RDR there has been a significant reduction in the availability of financial advice in the North East, and we can see reason to invest in the North East.
Although the RDR aimed to make it very clear how much advice would cost, it is now off-putting for those seeking advice; of those who based their financial decisions on the advice of a non-professional almost one third (30%) said they are deterred by the cost, while one in five (22%) feel the level of fees is unclear.
A quizzical expression on JuJuBee's face accompanies the word 'real,' and a knowing smile plays on the face of Pandora Boxx at the phrase "at least until the next best thing comes along" (RDR 2010).
Nearly two thirds of firms believe the largest and most liquid investment companies will be the most likely beneficiaries of RDR over the longer term.
The Retail Distribution Review (RDR) was implemented on December 31, 2012 and the financial services industry has undergone a number of changes as a result.
However, the rating agency cautioned that these factors are counterbalanced by potential short-term disruption from the Retail Distribution Review (RDR), the risks posed by insurers' expansion into "new" investment areas and the UK's weak economic growth outlook for the next several years.
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[ClickPress, Mon Aug 20 2012] Standard Life today announces changes to its Retail International Bond in the run up to RDR implementation.