legal action

Definition of legal action

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

Word by Word Definitions

  1. :  of or relating to law

    :  deriving authority from or founded on law :  de jure

    :  having a formal status derived from law often without a basis in actual fact :  titular

  1. :  one that conforms to rules or the law

  1. :  a thing done :  deed

    :  the accomplishment of a thing usually over a period of time, in stages, or with the possibility of repetition

    :  behavior, conduct

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