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af·fir·ma·tive plead·ing

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  1. affirmative pleadingnoun

    any defensive pleading that affirms facts rather than merely denying the facts alleged by the plaintiff


  1. affirmative pleading

    Affirmative pleading is a legal term that refers to a written statement or response filed by a party in a lawsuit, which asserts new facts or arguments not mentioned in the original complaint, and upon which that party relies for claims or defenses. These facts go beyond merely denying allegations made by the opposing party, and is often used to justify the party's own claims, introduce new facts, or allege mitigating circumstances to refute or limit the effects of the opposing party’s claims.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of affirmative pleading in Chaldean Numerology is: 8

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of affirmative pleading in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7


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