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