HyperDic: litigation

English > 1 sense of the word litigation:
NOUNactlitigation, judicial proceedinga legal proceeding in a court
litigation > pronunciation
RhymesAachen ... Zukerman: 2572 rhymes with ahn...
English > litigation: 1 sense > noun 1, act
MeaningA legal proceeding in a court; a judicial contest to determine and enforce legal rights.
Synonymjudicial proceeding
Categorylaw, jurisprudenceThe collection of rules imposed by authority
Narrowercustody battlelitigation to settle custody of the children of a divorced couple
vexatious litigationlitigation shown to have been instituted maliciously and without probable cause
Broaderproceeding, legal proceeding, proceedings(law) the institution of a sequence of steps by which legal judgments are invoked
Spanishlitigación, litigio, pleito
Catalanlitigació, litigi
Adjectiveslitigiousof or relating to litigation
Verbslitigateinstitute legal proceedings against
litigateengage in legal proceedings

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