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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun The act of demurring, especially a mild, polite, or considered expression of opposition.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun Hesitation in proceeding or decision; demur.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun Demur; delay in acting or deciding.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun The act of demurring
  • noun law A formal objection

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • noun (law) a formal objection to an opponent's pleadings

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