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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 user can play the part of both Describer and Answerer in FunWords.
Among the years 2001 and 2004 a descriptive, interpretative, probatory and inductive study by a panel type consultation was realized to understand the answerer of academics from a scientific unit in front to educational paradigm change (from conductism to constructivism).
And the answerer could not tell; He asked him again, what he would do, if he were in a ditch?
An open discussion period follows, until the questioner and a potential answerer commit to a locked discussion.
The analytic answerer must either confess that there is no more reason to replace the old ideas with new ones than to do the reverse, or appeal to some notion of the progressive growth of knowledge through the adoption of scientific method.
This piece of hardware is the world's first fax answerer.
A civil servant who gave evidence to the Inquiry likened the asking and answering of Parliamentary questions to a game in which the aim of the questioner is to gain as much, and that of the answerer to give as little, information as possible.
In the first of these works (the fifth in the expanded order), the kind of reasoning used between two individuals - usually described as a questioner and an answerer - is explained.
tend to lead automatically to a teaching response that accepts the children's answer as right or wrong and praises the answerer.
To take the customer or prospect out of the voicemail loop or network means a live telephone answerer.
A blanket claim by the answerer that it was "not convenient" to be interviewed (in which case, no further attempt to interview was made).
The last-named became the second part of Song of the Answerer (1881).