Definitions for lawsuitˈlɔˌsut
Random House Webster's College Dictionary
a case in a court of law involving a claim, complaint, etc., by one party against another; suit at law.
Origin of lawsuit:
lawsuit, suit, case, cause, causa(noun)
a comprehensive term for any proceeding in a court of law whereby an individual seeks a legal remedy
"the family brought suit against the landlord"
Kernerman English Learner's Dictionary
a legal claim against sb that is decided in court
The company filed a lawsuit against one of its major rivals.
In civil law, a case where two or more people disagree and one or more of the parties take the case to a court for resolution.
The lawyer advised his client against filing a lawsuit as it would take a lot of time and money to resolve.
Origin: law + suit
an action at law; a suit in equity or admiralty; any legal proceeding before a court for the enforcement of a claim
Translations for lawsuit
Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary
a quarrel or disagreement taken to a court of law to be settled.
- دَعْوى قَضائِيَّهArabic
- съдебен процесBulgarian
- processoPortuguese (BR)
- soudní přeCzech
- der ProzeßGerman
- pleito, procesoSpanish
- תְּבִיעָה מִשפָּטִיתHebrew
- विधीय अभियोगHindi
- per, keresetHungarian
- mál, málssóknIcelandic
- byla, ieškinysLithuanian
- tiesas prāvaLatvian
- tuntutan mahkamahMalay
- rettssak, søksmålNorwegian
- حق غوښتنه،محكمى ته تللPashto
- proces (civil)Romanian
- судебный процессRussian
- súdne konanieSlovak
- process, rättegång, målSwedish
- 訴訟Chinese (Trad.)
- судова справаUkrainian
- عدالتی مقدمہUrdu
- vụ kiệnVietnamese
- 诉讼Chinese (Simp.)
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