lawsuit

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noun law·suit \ˈlȯ-ˌsüt\

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

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First Known Use of lawsuit

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LAWSUIT Defined for English Language Learners

lawsuit

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noun law·suit \ˈlȯ-ˌsüt\

Definition of lawsuit for English Language Learners

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


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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