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Meaning of LITIGATION

Pronunciation:  `litu'geyshun

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[n]  a legal proceeding in a court; a judicial contest to determine and enforce legal rights
 

LITIGATION is a 10 letter word that starts with L.

 

 Synonyms: judicial proceeding
 
 See Also: custody battle, legal proceeding, proceeding, proceedings, vexatious litigation

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Lit`i*ga"tion\, n. [L. litigatio, fr. litigare to
dispute, litigate; lis, litis, dispute, lawsuit (OL. stlis) +
agere to carry on. See {Agent}.]
The act or process of litigating; a suit at law; a judicial
contest.

 
Legal Dictionary
 
 Definition: A lawsuit; a legal action, including all proceedings therein.
 
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