right of action

Legal Definition of right of action

1 : a right to begin and prosecute an action in the courts (as for the purpose of enforcing a right or redressing a wrong)
2 : chose in action at chose

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“Right of action.” Merriam-Webster.com Legal Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/legal/right%20of%20action. Accessed 16 Jan. 2021.

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