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plaintiffnoun [C]

us   /ˈpleɪn·tɪf/ law
a person who accuses someone else in a law case of having done something illegal
(Definition of plaintiff from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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plaintiffnoun [C]

uk   /ˈpleɪntɪf/ us   LAW
a person or company that makes a legal complaint about someone else in a court of law: The plaintiff claimed damages for the financial losses suffered through breach of copyright. Judges in three states have sided with the plaintiffs.
(Definition of plaintiff from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “plaintiff”
in Korean 원고…
in Arabic مُدّعي…
in Malaysian plaintif…
in French plaignant/-ante…
in Russian истец…
in Chinese (Traditional) 原告,起訴人…
in Italian querelante, parte lesa…
in Turkish davacı…
in Polish powód/ka…
in Spanish demandante, querellante…
in Vietnamese nguyên đơn…
in Portuguese autor, -ora da ação…
in Thai โจทก์…
in German der Kläger…
in Catalan demandant…
in Japanese 原告, 申立人…
in Chinese (Simplified) 原告,起诉人…
in Indonesian penggugat…
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