complainant

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noun com·plain·ant \kəm-ˈplā-nənt\

Definition of complainant

  1. 1 :  the party who makes the complaint in a legal action or proceeding

  2. 2 :  one who complains

Examples of complainant in a sentence

  1. <the complainant charged that the defendant had broken the ironclad contract that both had signed>

15th Century

First Known Use of complainant

15th century


COMPLAINANT Defined for English Language Learners

complainant

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noun com·plain·ant \kəm-ˈplā-nənt\

Definition of complainant for English Language Learners

  • law : a person who makes a formal charge in court saying that someone has done something wrong


Law Dictionary

complainant

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noun com·plain·ant \kəm-ˈplā-nənt\

Legal Definition of complainant

  1. :  the party (as a plaintiff or petitioner) who makes the complaint in a legal action or proceeding



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