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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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Instead of instigators, readers, singers, and answerers of courtly verse, women appear in the almost exclusively male-voiced verse of the printed miscellanies as the silent objects of male desire or the vilified subjects of male intrigue and renunciation.
Chen, Ho, and Kim (2008) address these constraints through field experiments that pay Google Answers answerers to address questions posed by the authors, allowing measurement of the effects of varying prices and gratuities parameters on answerers' responses.
Regner (2005) finds that social preferences and reputation influence askers' choice to provide optional gratuities to answerers.
This is done so that the administrators and answerers can have a better understanding of the background of the answerer and what resources may be available to them.
99) and FT90-06BK and FT9506BK (with all-digital answerers, shipping in September for $189.
Southwestern Bell has expanded its line of cordless phone/answering machines with three 25-channel phones with all-digital answerers and and two 25-channel models with tape-based units.
New models, which include 25-channel cordless phones with answering machines and all-digital stand-alone answerers, will sport more than just a new brand; they'll be more technologically advanced and more sophisticated-looking than in the past, said Casio PhoneMates's president, Stephen Knuth.
PhoneMate has concentrated on answering machines and phones--both corded and cordless-integrated with answerers.
Oblak said PhoneMate's main concentration will continue to be in answering machines and phones - both corded and cordless - integrated with answerers.
Plans for the Conair brand for 1995 include building up the company's cordless offerings, while key growth areas for the Southwestern Bell line will be in cordless phones integrated with answerers, a line of new 900MHz cordless telephones and Caller ID products.
A spokeswoman for AT&T said the company manufactures cordless phones integrated with answering machines in China, but does not make any stand-alone answerers or cellphones there.
Answers top-level category, they see the category's "top answerer," or user with the most "best answers" in that category.