What does Litigation mean?

Definitions for Litigationˌlɪt ɪˈgeɪ ʃən

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word Litigation.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. litigation, judicial proceeding(noun)

    a legal proceeding in a court; a judicial contest to determine and enforce legal rights


  1. litigation(Noun)

    The conduct of a lawsuit

Webster Dictionary

  1. Litigation(noun)

    the act or process of litigating; a suit at law; a judicial contest

  2. Origin: [L. litigatio, fr. litigare to dispute, litigate; lis, litis, dispute, lawsuit (OL. stlis) + agere to carry on. See Agent.]

The Roycroft Dictionary

  1. litigation

    A form of hell whereby money is transferred from the pockets of the proletariat to that of lawyers.


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Litigation in Chaldean Numerology is: 3

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Litigation in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Kinder Morgan:

    We will not comment on pending litigation.

  2. Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake:

    We can avoid years and years of protracted civil litigation.

  3. Justice Anthony Kennedy:

    It can render litigation more burdensome for everyone involved.

  4. Gore Vidal:

    For certain people after 50, litigation takes the place of sex.

  5. Colorado Attorney General Cynthia Coffman:

    It is too early to know if litigation is necessary or appropriate.

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