civil action

noun

Definition of civil action

: a lawsuit about a person's rights a civil action for wrongful death

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“Civil action.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/civil%20action. Accessed 4 Dec. 2021.

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