Definition of 'demurrer'
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- (law) a formal objection to an opponent's pleadings
Synonyms: demur demurral
- (law) any pleading that attacks the legal sufficiency of the opponent's pleadings
- a defendant's answer or plea denying the truth of the charges against him; "he gave evidence for the defense"
Synonyms: defense defence denial
Antonyms: prosecution criminal prosecution