legal action


: a process to have a court of law settle an argument
He plans on taking legal action against the company.

Examples of legal action in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Universal Music Group, which represents both artists, had threatened legal action. Jabari M. Evans, The Conversation, 30 May 2024 That’s because Drake, in a previous diss track targeting Lamar, employed artificial intelligence to imitate the voice of late legend Tupac Shakur, a controversial move that led Shakur’s family estate to threaten legal action. Shomik Mukherjee, The Mercury News, 19 May 2024 The city published an Environmental Assessment Worksheet in June 2023, though residents have filed legal action attempting to force a more elaborate environmental review. Frederick Melo, Twin Cities, 19 May 2024 State agencies wanting more marshland could upend the proposal, while environmental organizations are contemplating legal action. Michael Smolens, San Diego Union-Tribune, 17 May 2024 See all Example Sentences for legal action 

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“Legal action.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 15 Jun. 2024.

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