HyperDic: class_action

English > 1 sense of the expression class action:
NOUNactclass action, class-action suita 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: 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 suit
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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