• enPR: lôʹso͞ot', IPA: /ˈlɔˌs(j)ut/

lawsuit (plural lawsuits)

  1. (legal) In civil law, a case where two or more people disagree and one or more of the parties take the case to a court for resolution.
    The lawyer advised his client against filing a lawsuit as it would take a lot of time and money to resolve.

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