Meaning of “litigate” in the English Dictionary

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(Definition of “litigate” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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litigateverb [ I/T ]

us /ˈlɪt̬·ɪˌɡeɪt/ law

to cause an argument between people or groups to be discussed in a law court so that a judgment can be made

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litigateverb [ I or T ]

uk /ˈlɪtɪɡeɪt/ us /ˈlɪṱ-/

LAW to cause a disagreement to be discussed in a court of law so that a legal decision can be made about it:

It is not necessarily right to litigate in every dispute.
The case is still being litigated.

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