Translation of "lawsuit" - English-Spanish dictionary


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

A 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

Two of the directors filed) a lawsuit against their former employer.
mainly UK They brought a lawsuit against the company.

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