Translation of "lawsuit" - English-Mandarin Chinese dictionary

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lawsuitnoun [ C ]

uk /ˈlɔː.suːt/ /ˈlɔː.sjuːt/ us /ˈlɑː.suːt/ also suit

C2 a problem taken to a law court by an ordinary person or an organization rather than the police in order to obtain a legal decision

诉讼
Two of the directors filed) a lawsuit against their former employer. 其中的两位董事已经对其前雇主提起诉讼。
mainly UK They brought a lawsuit against the company.

More examples

  • They were fined as a result of the lawsuit.
  • They filed a lawsuit against the company.
  • The lawsuit finished his career.
  • What was the outcome of the lawsuit?
  • More and more lawsuits are being brought against these companies.

(Translation of “lawsuit” from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Simplified) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)