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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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(7) For more on disruptive questions, see research studying questions asked by what Janet Holmes & Tina Chiles (2010) call "non-primary" speakers to reveal how the institutional political landscape constrains how questioners and answerers do questioning (see also Ehrlich & Freed, 2010; Sarangi, 2010).
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.
Following Instructions were given to the participants: "Fill up these forms with the correct information, Answer each item as accurately as you can, Answerers will be strictly confidential, mentioning the name is optional, Read all the instructions carefully before starting".
Rees believes our inherent intellectual limitations will never allow us to find the answerers to questions such as the existence of parallel universes, the cause of the big bang, or the nature of our own consciousness.
Knowledge of the identity of the interlocutors allows for proper and relevant questions to be asked-it also allows for questioners and answerers to be accountable for their dialogical acts.
The Yomiuri Shimbun said it surveyed 403 LDP lawmakers from mid-July to Thursday, and of the 310 answerers, 83 respondents named their choice with 39 saying they supported Abe, 11 backing Tanigaki and 10 supporting Aso.
Phone calls allow answerers to ask you questions for added information.
When asked the reasons why they buy cosmetics via mail-order (multiple answerers allowed), 58.3% answered that they do not have to go to a shop, 52.6% mentioned discounts, and 48.8% said that they can make a purchase anytime they want to.
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.
WHEN YOUR UNIT ASKS QUESTIONS, WHO WILL GIVE YOU THE ANSWERERS
Woodwinds, whom he designates "the Fighting Answerers," meanwhile erupt in progressively louder and more dissonant phrases, ultimately mock "the Question," and die out.