French to English réactivité

Dictionary entry: réactivité

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réactivité nf (capacité de réponse) (responsiveness)reactivity n
La réactivité des services de bus permit de compenser ce train bloqué.

Can you talk about someone's reactivity?
Like "Thank you for your reactivity?"
 
  • Kelly B

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    It's certainly not my first choice; I think responsiveness is generally better. (Ha, I wonder if we both recently saw the same example.)

    It's fine for chemicals.

    Edit: on second thought, it works for people too, but not in the usual way the French word does. Reactivity (psychology) - Wikipedia
     
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