major suit

noun

: either of the suits hearts or spades having superior scoring value in bridge

Example Sentences

Recent Examples on the Web Donziger, who won a major suit against the oil giant Chevron in Ecuador in 2011, has been under house arrest since August 2019—well over the length of his sentence, which is the longest he can be imprisoned for the charges against him. Kate Aronoff, The New Republic, 1 Oct. 2021 But the Justice Department, after its own 16-month investigation, filed a major suit against Google on Tuesday relying on those very same antitrust laws. Steve Lohr, Star Tribune, 22 Oct. 2020 But the Justice Department, after its own 16-month investigation, filed a major suit against Google on Tuesday relying on those very same antitrust laws. Steve Lohr, Star Tribune, 22 Oct. 2020 But the Justice Department, after its own 16-month investigation, filed a major suit against Google on Tuesday relying on those very same antitrust laws. Steve Lohr, Star Tribune, 22 Oct. 2020 But the Justice Department, after its own 16-month investigation, filed a major suit against Google on Tuesday relying on those very same antitrust laws. Steve Lohr, Star Tribune, 22 Oct. 2020 But the Justice Department, after its own 16-month investigation, filed a major suit against Google on Tuesday relying on those very same antitrust laws. Steve Lohr, Star Tribune, 22 Oct. 2020 But the Justice Department, after its own 16-month investigation, filed a major suit against Google on Tuesday relying on those very same antitrust laws. Steve Lohr, Star Tribune, 22 Oct. 2020 But the Justice Department, after its own 16-month investigation, filed a major suit against Google on Tuesday relying on those very same antitrust laws. Steve Lohr, Star Tribune, 22 Oct. 2020 See More

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Word History

First Known Use

1913, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of major suit was in 1913

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“Major suit.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/major%20suit. Accessed 5 Feb. 2023.

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