Definition of "demurrer"
  1. A legal response that contests a lawsuit's validity without challenging the facts, but rather arguing that, even if true, the facts presented wouldn't constitute a legal claim
How to use "demurrer" in a sentence
  1. The defendant filed a demurrer, arguing that the plaintiff's case, even if factual, had no ground in law.
  2. The case was dismissed when the judge agreed with the demurrer's argument that there was no cause of action.
  3. The defense raised a demurrer, challenging the legal basis of the lawsuit without denying the alleged facts.

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