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English

Verb

Infinitive
to answer back

Third person singular
answers back

Simple past
answered back

Past participle
-

Present participle
answering back

to answer back (third-person singular simple present answers back, present participle answering back, simple past and past participle answered back)
  1. (idiomatic) To reply impertinently; to talk back.
  2. (computing) To issue echo characters, protocol responses, reflexive connection requests, etc.

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