litiscontestation

noun
li·tis·con·tes·ta·tion

Definition of litiscontestation 

1 : a legal process by which controverted issues are established and a joinder of issues arrived at

2 : the issues involved in a law case

3 : the statement or pleading by which a party contests a suit

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Other words from litiscontestation

litiscontestational \¦⸗⸗¦⸗ˌ⸗¦tāshənᵊl, -shnəl \ adjective

History and Etymology for litiscontestation

Middle English litiscontestacioun, from Middle French litiscontestation, from Medieval Latin litis contestation-, litis contestatio, literally, attestation of a lawsuit

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