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legal costsnoun [plural]

uk   us   (also legal expenses) LAW
the ​money that helps ​pay for the ​lawyers and the ​court in a ​legalcase, usually ​paid by the ​person or ​organization that has ​lost the ​case: The ​company had to ​pay €138,000 in ​legalcosts, after it ​admittedviolatingsafetycodes at two of its ​factories. Provision will have to be made for legalcostsincurred as a ​result of the ​enquiry. The ​club was ​ordered by the High Court to ​pay over £500,000 ​legalcosts.pay/award/cover legal costs Insurance ​policies do not always ​coverlegalcosts. Who is ​responsible for the ​legalcosts of the ​case? The ​courtruled that she ​pay her ​formerpersonalassistant $14,200 in damages and ​legalcosts.
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