legal action

noun

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

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“Legal action.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/legal%20action. Accessed 28 Jan. 2023.

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