HyperDic: demurrer

English > 3 senses of the word demurrer:
NOUNcommunicationdemurrer, demur, demurral(law) a formal objection to an opponent's pleadings
communicationdemurrer(law) any pleading that attacks the legal sufficiency of the opponent's pleadings
actdemurrer, defense, defence, deniala defendant's answer or plea denying the truth of the charges against him
English > demurrer: 3 senses > noun 1, communication
Meaning(law) a formal objection to an opponent's pleadings.
Synonymsdemur, demurral
Categorylaw, jurisprudenceThe collection of rules imposed by authority
BroaderobjectionThe speech act of objecting
Spanishdemurral, excepción, postergación, reparo
Catalandemurral
Verbsdemurtake exception to
demurenter a demurrer
English > demurrer: 3 senses > noun 2, communication
Meaning(law) any pleading that attacks the legal sufficiency of the opponent's pleadings.
Categorylaw, jurisprudenceThe collection of rules imposed by authority
Broaderpleading(law) a statement in legal and logical form stating something on behalf of a party to a legal proceeding
Verbsdemurtake exception to
demurenter a demurrer
English > demurrer: 3 senses > noun 3, act
MeaningA defendant's answer or plea denying the truth of the charges against him.
Synonymsdefense, defence, denial
Categorylaw, jurisprudenceThe collection of rules imposed by authority
Part oftrial(law) the determination of a person's innocence or guilt by due process of law
NarrowerentrapmentA defense that claims the defendant would not have broken the law if not tricked into doing it by law enforcement officials
Broaderdue process, due process of law(law) the administration of justice according to established rules and principles
Oppositeprosecution, criminal prosecutionThe institution and conduct of legal proceedings against a defendant for criminal behavior
Spanishnegación
Catalandefensa

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