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Meaning of LITIGANT

Pronunciation:  'litugunt

WordNet Dictionary
[n]  (law) a party to a lawsuit; someone involved in litigation; "plaintiffs and defendants are both litigants"

LITIGANT is a 8 letter word that starts with L.


 Synonyms: litigator
 See Also: appellant, complainant, defendant, filer, party, plaintiff, plaintiff in error, prevailing party, suspect



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
  1. \Lit"i*gant\, a. [L. litigans, -antis, p. pr. of
    litigare: cf. F. litigant. See {Litigate}.]
    Disposed to litigate; contending in law; engaged in a
    lawsuit; as, the parties litigant. --Ayliffe.
  2. \Lit"i*gant\, n.
    A person engaged in a lawsuit.
Legal Dictionary
 Definition: A party to a lawsuit.
Thesaurus Terms
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