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answer

1. Law
a. a party's written reply to his opponent's interrogatories
b. (in divorce law) the respondent's written reply to the petition
2. a musical phrase that follows the subject of a fugue, reproducing it a fifth higher or a fourth lower
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According to Vodafone, existing fixed network devices such as PCs, laptops, analogue telephones, printers and answerphones, can be connected to the At Home Talk and Web Box.
There were three or four messages on the answerphone asking me to call Number 10.
The duo became the hate figures when they left obscene messages on the answerphone of actor Andrew Sachs, 80, and have now teamed up again for a secret TV show.
I phoned 15 times throughout the day, and eventually left a message on their answerphone service.
We also have a 24-hour answerphone 0121-342 8724 for you to leave a message.
A HOSPITAL has confirmed that an investigation is still under way over an abusive message left on a patient's answerphone.
The company also felt that BT misleadingly implied that Telewest did not have a free answerphone service; that all local and international calls were cheaper with BT than with Telewest; that all Telewest customers would now have to pay a 6p (GBP0.
Then my answerphone started talking to me - I thought the aliens had landed.
He left a message on the answerphone, saying he and Cassie were all right and thanking us for our concern.
Concerned for the welfare of an ill, elderly relative during the power cuts, I contacted NIE's unhelpful helpline only to have an anything but informative conversation with a pre-recorded answerphone message.
The @max, developed with France Telecom, offers internet access, ema il, telephone, answerphone, fax, Minitel, television and close-circuit TV surveillance services.
BT will also start charging for their 1571 answerphone and caller display services.