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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 Baby Bells are marketing a service that can make the answering machine seem like an instrument of civility.
You could win Thunderbirds' Tracy Island (left), a Thunderbirds answering machine message and a copy of the CD of the show's theme tune (above)
The free Internet Answering Machine finally makes it possible for people to enjoy their Internet experience without missing any important incoming telephone calls," said David Hofstatter, executive vice president of CallWave.
After being programmed, the answering machine will notify the pager that there is a message and the user's pager will beep.
Default calls will be directed to a stand-alone device such as an answering machine or facsimile machine.
For an extra $150, Candy bought a Fax Manager - an electronic box that automatically detects fax calls and redirects them from the answering machine to the fax.
The modern home is crammed with electronic gear--personal computers, sophisticated stereo systems, telephone answering machines, video cassette recorders.
ooma, the ooma logo, the ooma Hub, ooma Scout, Instant Second Line, the sound of the ooma dialtone and Broadband Answering Machine are trademarks of ooma, Inc.
With our migration to pure SIP, having reliable and high performance call progress and answering machine detection is imperative for outbound contact center efficiency.
The Gigaset AL185's integrated answering machine can record up to 12 minutes of messages and can be operated from both the handset and the base station.
In the first case, deputies went to a home on Manzanita Drive in Palmdale after a man reported that the woman who lived there had left a message on his answering machine threatening to kill his wife, followed by the sound of gunshot.