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lawsuit

noun law·suit \ˈl-ˌsüt\

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

Full Definition of LAWSUIT

:  a suit in law :  a case before a court

Examples of LAWSUIT

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

First Known Use of LAWSUIT

1624

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