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answer +‎ -ing

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answering

  1. present participle of answer

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answering (plural answerings)

  1. The act of giving an answer.
    • 1923, John Cann Bailey, The Continuity of Letters, page 107:
      An answer that comes out of the whirlwind is, logically, no answer at all: it belongs to a world above that of logical answerings.

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