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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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When Juanson read the names on the orders, the man who had previously answered to the name Ben Picpican raised his hand when Arthur Bino's name was called.
Burbank, in 1962 it was known as Pierre's International and he answered to the name Pierre.