HyperDic: class-action_suit

English > 1 sense of the expression class-action suit:
NOUNactclass-action suit, class actiona lawsuit brought by a representative member of a large / large / large group of people on behalf of all members of the group
English > class-action suit: 1 sense > noun 1, act
MeaningA lawsuit brought by a representative member of a large / large / large group of people on behalf of all members of the group.
Synonymclass action
Categorylaw, jurisprudenceThe collection of rules imposed by authority
Broaderlawsuit, suit, case, cause, causaA comprehensive term for any proceeding in a court of law whereby an individual seeks a legal remedy
Spanishdemanda colectiva
Catalandemanda col·lectiva

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