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litigation

noun [U] uk   /ˌlɪt.ɪˈɡeɪ.ʃən/  us   /ˌlɪt̬-/ specialized
the process of taking a case to a court of law so that a judgment can be made: The company has consistently denied responsibility, but it agreed to the settlement to avoid the expense of lengthy litigation.
Translations of “litigation”
in Vietnamese vụ kiện…
in Spanish litigio…
in Thai การฟ้องร้อง…
in Malaysian litigasi…
in French litige…
in German der Rechtsstreit…
in Chinese (Traditional) 訴訟,起訴…
in Indonesian gugatan…
in Chinese (Simplified) 诉讼,起诉…
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