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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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DCI McKee said: 'One call is from a witness who saw a man answering the description of a suspect near the locus at the time.
Police have urged elderly people to be on their guard and appealed to anyone who may have been contacted by a man answering the description to call Barry CID on 01446 734451.
While we were back in the station we got the call that a girl answering the description of the missing person had been sighted in Holywell.