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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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The officer answered all of the questions put to him during the interviews, and some of his answers were used against him at trial.
It would be as if in 20 questions, the answerer had two objects in mind and answered "yes" when it was appropriate for either object.