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demurrer

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[ dih-mur-er ]
/ dɪˈmɜr ər /
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noun
a person who demurs; objector.
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Origin of demurrer

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Other definitions for demurrer (2 of 2)

demurrer2
[ dih-mur-er ]
/ dɪˈmɜr ər /

noun
Law. a pleading in effect that even if the facts are as alleged by the opposite party, they do not sustain the contention based on them.
an objection raised; demur.

Origin of demurrer

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From the Anglo-French word demur(r)er, dating back to 1525–35. See demur, -er3
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British Dictionary definitions for demurrer

demurrer
/ (dɪˈmʌrə) /

noun
law a pleading that admits an opponent's point but denies that it is a relevant or valid argument
any objection raised
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