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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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We analyzed the rank of descriptions that were assessed by Answerers on a 1-3 scale to estimate the semantic relationships among collected word-senses and words.
The 50 percent of census answerers and the 62 percent of Harvard MBas and the 85 percent of my brides of the Times all think they are "choosing" their gendered lives.
A great number of Alfred Locker's writings manifest his belief and hope that Systems Theory is more than simply a theoretical tool in academic discourse, and will ultimately shed light on, and give answerers to general and specific moral and ethical problems.
Woodwinds, whom he designates "the Fighting Answerers," meanwhile erupt in progressively louder and more dissonant phrases, ultimately mock "the Question," and die out.
This sort of survey leads to far more dodgy results, whether they're blamed on the questioners or the answerers.
Most of them are not getting answered, yet answerers are reluctant to tell the askers "You need to pay more for that kind of question.
The string concords proceed implacably on their way, however; so the Fighting Answerers get increasingly distraught, bumping into one another in polytonal, polyrhythmic chaos until they end in despairful mockery of the trumpet's phrases.
1) My argument will be that by their selection and presentation in print of courtly verse, Tottel and his successors helped to erase in print the centrality of women in the production of such verse, whether as readers and performers, as instigators and answerers, or, on occasion, no doubt, as composers and adaptors of such verse.
In a hypothetical world, one could classify and filter incoming enquiries and deflect them to finely defined classes of answerers.
Two colleagues and I served as the first-line of answerers.
Like all its digital answerers, the product is pager compatible, meaning it can dial a pre-set pager number, informing the user to call their machine and check messages.