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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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The Indo-Tibetan Border Police is responsible for the negligence that they did not notice Chinese PLA incursion 10 km inside the Trig Height area," Shekhatkar said adding that the ITBP comes under the home ministry and so it was also answerable for the incursions beyond Trig Height in Leh-Ladakh area.
I am answerable to parliament," he said while talking to reporters in the town of Vehari in central Punjab province.
But the government, by far their biggest source of cash, are answerable to us.
It is however certain that those who have inflicted these cruelties will be answerable to God Almighty and will have to face His punishment.
But Mr Jones poured cold water on the idea, telling reporters: "He's not answerable to the National Assembly in the same way that I would not be particularly keen to answer questions in the House of Commons because I'm not answerable to the House of Commons.
THE Cadbury sell out is yet another example of what happens when the people in power are not answerable to the people of the country they rule.
NR has no shareholders but directors are answerable to more than 100 "members" including rail union chiefs who were expected to speak out against the bonuses at today's meeting in Bristol.
The father of 17-year-old Pte Collinson said that only such an inquiry would ensure somebody was held answerable for the deaths.
I've a growing child and I don't think I should be answerable for somebody else's lack of decency, at the same time being able to go to my terrace without witnessing things I don't want to see.
PERHAPS someone could enlighten me about Tony Blair's role as Ambassador to the Middle East; what exactly is his purpose, to whom is he answerable and exactly who is paying him?
It urged the Commons Procedure Committee to think of alternative methods of making the Business Secretary answerable to the House.
Several bishops learned the hard way they are indeed answerable to the civil authorities of this country.