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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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It uses the factoid accuracies to rank answers corresponding to factoid questions and the definition accuracies for ranking the answers for definition questions (refer to the antepenultimate and penultimate columns of Table 2.
Finally, after students have considered the above questions, they need to answer a further question in the Discussion Forum: "Did Civil Examinations hinder the scientific development in China?" The author does not preset answers for this question, and students can answer either "Yes" or "No." The purpose of the question is to remind students to consider whether or not the argument: "Science did not develop because science was not part of the Civil Examinations" is reasonable.
* The length and size of these studies, as well as the great importance of the answers for determining proper standards of care for HIV treatment, require extraordinary efforts for recruitment and retention.