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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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That unless Monsieur de Beaufort can contrive to metamorphose himself into a little bird, I will continue answerable for him.
If indeed they were fitly trained to the practice of every human virtue, every one would readily admit that they would be useful to the government; but still it might be debated whether they should be continued judges for life, to determine points of the greatest moment, since the mind has its old age as well as the body; but as they are so brought up, [1271a] that even the legislator could not depend upon them as good men, their power must be inconsistent with the safety of the state: for it is known that the members of that body have been guilty both of bribery and partiality in many public affairs; for which reason it had been much better if they had been made answerable for their conduct, which they are not.
And here, stranger still, was the man who was answerable for it--the son of the man who had found the flaw in the Irish marriage, and had shown the way by which her mother was thrown on the world
If the editor refused to print it, I was to tell him that he would be answerable to Ordinsky `in person.
For example, a chief of police is answerable to his district director, who is answerable to his regional director who is in turn answerable to the PNP chief.
21 ( ANI ): Bharatiya Janata Party prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi on Monday said that the UPA government did not believe in democracy and therefore did not consider itself answerable to people of the country.
LAHORE -- Secretary General, Jamaat e Islami, Liaqat Baloch, has said that said that MQM leader Altaf Hussain was a British national and answerable to this government for his crimes.
The leaders of the Welsh Assembly Government will be answerable to the electorate during the grilling at Llandudno's Venue Cymru.
Just as the current commissioners serve as a voice for children andolder people, a rural commissioner would be a voice for rural Wales on issues such as housing, planning, public services and rural life as a whole - and suchacommissionerought to be answerable to the Rural Partnership, and not to the Government.
In line with the recommendations from last year's report on alcohol and substance abuse, the GAA expect to have a national officer answerable to Croke Park appointed by summer.
The rest is spent by unelected bodies answerable to Cabinet ministers in Whitehall.
Their importance is reflected in the fact they are appointed by the Queen on the advice of Government ministers and are answerable to Parliament.