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demurrer

Saltos de línea: de¦mur|rer
Pronunciación: /dɪˈməːrə
 
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Definición de demurrer en inglés:

sustantivo

Law , dated
1An objection granting the factual basis of an opponent’s point but dismissing it as irrelevant or invalid: the pleadings must be referred to because they contain the facts, as is normal in a demurrer
Más ejemplos en oraciones
  • I do not know whether this is connected but I gave an opinion on a matter, I think, that went on demurrer to the Court…
  • It would not be an order that would be made as on demurrer, but would be to stay.
  • Grant leave to the defendant to withdraw its demurrer filed 23 June 2004, and the same is now withdrawn;
1.1 formal An objection: the headmaster was about to enter a stinging demurrer when the phone rang
Más ejemplos en oraciones
  • Nevertheless, after all qualifications or demurrers have been entered, Hobsbawm's elegy to the political tradition to which he dedicated his life has a dignity and passion that must command anyone's respect.

Origen

early 16th century: from Anglo-Norman French (infinitive used as a noun), from Old French demourer 'remain, stay' (see demur).

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