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Answer

A formal rebuttal that the defendant in a lawsuit makes against the claims of the plaintiff. The answer asserts that the plaintiff's allegations are false, or, if they are true, that the defendant is not liable for them.
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On checking today, when I did eventually get through to a real person, it transpired that the answerphone message had not been received, and the problems were "a new telephone system
Staff at the Genito Urinary Medicine (GUM) Clinic at James Cook University Hospital, Middlesbrough, left a routine message on Sharon's answerphone.
Mr Stanyer's brother, Alan, said the answerphone message was unexpected and the news had been devastating, particularly for his 75-year-old father, Frank.
Even alarm clocks and answerphones were triggered by the fault in Waterloo, Crosby and Formby shortly after 6am.
JR Hunt Ventures of Cocoa, the developers of Cell Gard, chose Answerphone Fulfillment to handle the national advertising fulfillment campaign based on Answerphone's expertise with similar projects.
Most are aware that they need to use an accredited translator for the big jobs - refurbishment, entire store signage, automated Welsh answerphone systems - but what to do if you have a niggling twenty-something words to translate in a hurry?
com) SIMPLE controls and good call quality - but no answerphone and the speakerphone is poor.
We also have a 24-hour answerphone 0121-342 8724 for you to leave a message.
Russell Brand and Jonathan Ross left lewd answerphone messages during Brand's Radio 2 show, saying Brand had slept with Sachs' granddaughter,
Russell resigned from his 'Radio Two' show after the Manuelgate incident, in which he and Jonathan Ross left obscene messages on the answerphone of Fawlty Towers star Andrew Sachs about his granddaughter Georgina Baillie.
Ross and fellow DJ Russell Brand left messages on Sachs's answerphone claiming Brand had slept with Sachs's granddaughter, Georgina Baillie.
Call 01642 722835 and leave a message on the answerphone with your name and telephone number and your call will be returned.