Definition of "demur"
  1. The act of making a formal objection to a court's interpretation of a law applied to a case
How to use "demur" in a sentence
  1. The defense chose to demur, challenging the relevance of some of the prosecution's evidence.
  2. Their lawyer resolved to demur, questioning the validity of the charges.
  3. On reviewing the final draft of the contract, he decided to demur, pinpointing several potentially ambiguous clauses.

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