litigant

noun lit·i·gant \ ˈli-ti-gənt \
Updated on: 27 Nov 2017

Definition of litigant

: one engaged in a lawsuit

litigant

adjective

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LITIGANT Defined for English Language Learners

litigant

noun

Definition of litigant for English Language Learners

  • law : a person who is involved in a lawsuit : someone who is suing another person or is being sued by another person


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litigant

noun lit·i·gant \ ˈli-ti-gənt \

legal Definition of litigant

: an active party to litigation

litigant

adjective

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