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lawsuit

noun [C]
 
 
/ˈlɔːsuːt/ ( also suit)
LAW a disagreement between people or organizations that is brought to a court of law for a decision: bring/file/threaten a lawsuit against sb A lawsuit for sexual harassment was brought by two women against their former employer. dismiss/settle/drop a lawsuitcivil/federal lawsuit The SEC alleges in their civil lawsuit against the firm that its fraud scheme cost investors a billion dollars. a defamation/libel/malpractice lawsuit an antitrust/infringement lawsuit
→  See also class action
Translations of “lawsuit”
in Chinese (Traditional) 訴訟…
in Russian судебный иск…
in Turkish dava…
in Chinese (Simplified) 诉讼…
in Polish proces…
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