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lawsuit

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noun law·suit \ˈlȯ-ˌsüt\

Simple Definition of lawsuit

  • : a process by which a court of law makes a decision to end a disagreement between people or organizations

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of lawsuit

  1. :  a suit in law :  a case before a court

Examples of lawsuit in a sentence

  1. <the homeowner filed a lawsuit against the moving company that was refusing to be held responsible for damaging her furniture>



1624

First Known Use of lawsuit

1624

Rhymes with lawsuit

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LAWSUIT Defined for Kids

lawsuit

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noun law·suit \ˈlȯ-ˌsüt\

Definition of lawsuit for Students

  1. :  a process by which a dispute between people or organizations is decided in court <She lost the lawsuit against her doctor.>




Law Dictionary

lawsuit

noun law·suit

Legal Definition of lawsuit

  1. :  an action brought in a court for the purpose of seeking relief from or remedy for an alleged wrong :  suit





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