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A statement in defense or justification; excuse
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  1. A statement in defense or justification; excuse
  2. A special answer in an equity action, setting forth in lieu of a detailed response a basis for dismissing, delaying, or barring the suit.
  3. An answer in an equity case telling why a suit should be barred, delayed, or dismissed.
The interpretation, meaning, or sense given in explaining
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  1. The interpretation, meaning, or sense given in explaining
  2. The act or process of explaining:
  3. A mutual defining of terms, declaration of motives, etc. to clear up a misunderstanding or settle a dispute
The arguments in behalf of the defendant in a law case
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  1. The arguments in behalf of the defendant in a law case
  2. Collectively, the attorneys representing a defendant and any laypeople assisting them in their efforts, particularly in a criminal trial. In litigation, generally a factual denial or an assertion of facts or law that counters or negates a claim made by the other party. See also self defense. Collectively, the attorneys representing a defendant and any laypeople assisting them in their efforts, particularly in a criminal trial. In litigation, generally a factual denial or an assertion of facts or law that counters or negates a claim made by the other party. See also self defense.
  3. (Law) The act of defending a case.
A written document, synonymous in some jurisdictions with affidavit and in others (although antiquated) with complaint.
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  1. A written document, synonymous in some jurisdictions with affidavit and in others (although antiquated) with complaint.
  2. (Law) A formal statement initiating a lawsuit by specifying the facts and legal grounds for the relief sought; a complaint or petition.
  3. A statement made in connection with a case or legal matter, or intended to have a formal status or effect.
The thing stated; account, declaration, assertion, etc.
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  1. The thing stated; account, declaration, assertion, etc.
  2. A declaration of fact or an allegation by a witness; a piece of sworn testimony. See also closing statement, evidence, and opening statement. A declaration of fact or an allegation by a witness; a piece of sworn testimony. See also closing statement, evidence, and opening statement.
  3. A formal oral or written declaration, especially with regard to facts or claims:
(Informal) A peculiar or eccentric person; a character.
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  1. (Informal) A peculiar or eccentric person; a character.
  2. A set of reasons or supporting facts; an argument:
  3. An instance or occurrence of a particular kind or category:
An assertion made without proof
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  1. An assertion made without proof
  2. An assertion of fact that one intends to prove at trial, especially one in a legal pleading such as a complaint, counterclaim, or indictment.
  3. Any declaration of something to be true without giving any proof.
(Law) The assertion that the testimony one gives is true and equivalent to that which would be given while under oath.
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  1. (Law) The assertion that the testimony one gives is true and equivalent to that which would be given while under oath.
  2. A voluntary and written ex parte statement of facts. It is sometimes required that the document be signed and the truth of its content be affirmed by the declarant in the presence of a notary public or another officer authorized to administer oaths. See also oath, affirm, and affidavit.
  3. The act of affirming the truth of one’s statement. It serves the same purpose as an oath and is usually done when the declarant objects to making an oath on religious or ethical ground.
A frank admission or acknowledgment.
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  1. A frank admission or acknowledgment.
  2. An open declaration of affirmation or admission of knowledge.
A statement or indication that inspires confidence; a guarantee or pledge:
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  1. A statement or indication that inspires confidence; a guarantee or pledge:
  2. Something said or done to inspire confidence, as a promise, positive statement, etc.; guarantee
  3. Freedom from doubt; certainty about something:
An act or instance of professing; a declaration.
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  1. An act or instance of professing; a declaration.
  2. A professing, or declaring; avowal, whether true or pretended
  3. The act or ceremony of taking vows on formally entering a religious order
The act of asserting
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  1. The act of asserting
  2. Something declared or stated positively, often with no support or attempt at proof.
A showing of an appropriate reason for one’s actions. A showing of an appropriate reason for one’s actions.
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  1. A showing of an appropriate reason for one’s actions. A showing of an appropriate reason for one’s actions.
  2. The condition or fact of being justified.
  3. Something, such as a fact or circumstance, that justifies:
To respond to a pleading, discovery request, or other judicial process or procedural step. To respond to a pleading, discovery request, or other judicial process or procedural step. To address or counter allegations, account for one’s actions, or otherwise put up a defense. To assume the liability or responsibility for another’s actions. To pay a debt or other liability; to suffer the consequences for one’s actions. A pleading that is a defendant’s principal response to a plaintiff’s complaint. It denies, admits, or otherwise addresses each of the allegations in the complaint. It also usually sets forth the defendant’s affirmative defenses and counterclaims. See also reply.
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  1. To respond to a pleading, discovery request, or other judicial process or procedural step. To respond to a pleading, discovery request, or other judicial process or procedural step. To address or counter allegations, account for one’s actions, or otherwise put up a defense. To assume the liability or responsibility for another’s actions. To pay a debt or other liability; to suffer the consequences for one’s actions. A pleading that is a defendant’s principal response to a plaintiff’s complaint. It denies, admits, or otherwise addresses each of the allegations in the complaint. It also usually sets forth the defendant’s affirmative defenses and counterclaims. See also reply.
  2. Something markedly similar to another of the same class:
  3. An act in response or retaliation:
A word or a series of words spoken or written in reaction, as to a question or request.
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  1. A word or a series of words spoken or written in reaction, as to a question or request.
  2. (Law) A plaintiff's response to the defendant's answer or plea, especially with regard to counterclaims made by the defendant.
  3. An answer, or response, in speech or writing
The act or practice of making such a reply
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  1. The act or practice of making such a reply
  2. A glass laboratory vessel in the shape of a bulb with a long, downward-pointing outlet tube. It is used for distillation or decomposition by heat.
  3. A quick, sharp, or witty reply, esp. one that turns the words of the previous speaker back upon that speaker
A cover-up; front
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  1. A cover-up; front
  2. A false reason or motive put forth to hide the real one; excuse
  3. A reason or excuse given to hide the real reason for something.
A fact or circumstance that vindicates, or justifies
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  1. A fact or circumstance that vindicates, or justifies
  2. Something that provides evidence or support for a claim or argument:
  3. Evidence, facts, statements, or arguments that justify a claim or belief.
An explanation offered to avoid blame or justify action; an excuse.
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  1. An explanation offered to avoid blame or justify action; an excuse.
  2. (Law) A form of defense whereby a defendant attempts to prove that he or she was elsewhere when the crime in question was committed.
  3. (Law) The defensive plea or fact that an accused person was elsewhere than at the scene of the crime with which the person is charged
One that is out, especially one who is out of power.
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  1. One that is out, especially one who is out of power.
  2. (Slang) A way out; means of avoiding something; excuse
  3. A person, group, etc. that is not in power, in office, or in a favored position
(Espionage) A fictitious account that is intended to hide one's real motive.
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  1. (Espionage) A fictitious account that is intended to hide one's real motive.
  2. The article in a magazine that deals with the subject depicted on the cover
  3. A false story intended to deceive or mislead:
Something that defends; means of or resources for protection
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  1. Something that defends; means of or resources for protection
  2. A means or method of defending or protecting.
  3. Collectively, the attorneys representing a defendant and any laypeople assisting them in their efforts, particularly in a criminal trial. In litigation, generally a factual denial or an assertion of facts or law that counters or negates a claim made by the other party. See also self defense. Collectively, the attorneys representing a defendant and any laypeople assisting them in their efforts, particularly in a criminal trial. In litigation, generally a factual denial or an assertion of facts or law that counters or negates a claim made by the other party. See also self defense.
A report relating to one's conduct:
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  1. A report relating to one's conduct:
  2. Worth, standing, or importance:
  3. A basis or ground:
A defense or justification of an individual’s act or failure to act; a defense in criminal law that an individual’s actions cannot constitute a crime because of coercion, or some other cause that places the actions beyond the individual’s volition or control. A defense or justification of an individual’s act or failure to act; a defense in criminal law that an individual’s actions cannot constitute a crime because of coercion, or some other cause that places the actions beyond the individual’s volition or control.
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  1. A defense or justification of an individual’s act or failure to act; a defense in criminal law that an individual’s actions cannot constitute a crime because of coercion, or some other cause that places the actions beyond the individual’s volition or control. A defense or justification of an individual’s act or failure to act; a defense in criminal law that an individual’s actions cannot constitute a crime because of coercion, or some other cause that places the actions beyond the individual’s volition or control.
  2. A plea in defense of or explanation for some action or behavior; apology
  3. A pretended reason for conduct; pretext
A declaration made to explain or justify action, decision, or conviction:
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  1. A declaration made to explain or justify action, decision, or conviction:
  2. A normal mental state; sanity:
  3. A fact or cause that explains why something exists or has occurred:
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