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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - A defendant's answer or plea denying the truth of the charges against him; (law) any pleading that attacks the legal sufficiency of the opponent's pleadings; (law) a formal objection to an opponent's pleadings.

Usage examples (34)
  • Wednesday's term was demurrer, which is defined as:
  • I remember that the judge asked me to tell him first what a "demurrer" was.
  • After TCW's Dec. 1 lawsuit, the DoubleLine trustees filed an objection called a "demurrer," seeking a dismissal of the entire lawsuit against the DoubleLine Funds
  • The question is -- "Shall the demurrer be allowed or not?" for more
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