Respondent

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Respondent

A person or organization required to answer a legal proceeding. For example, if a company is sued, the company is called the respondent because it must respond to the charges or risk a summary judgment. See also: Petitioner.
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Pear & Eldridge, 1984), some have supported the continued distinction between operant and respondent behavior.
This team conducts its own research to better understand sampling methodologies and respondent behavior, and to test recruiting and communications methods to determine what works best.