Definition of Litigation

1. Noun. A legal proceeding in a court; a judicial contest to determine and enforce legal rights.

Exact synonyms: Judicial Proceeding
Generic synonyms: Legal Proceeding, Proceeding, Proceedings
Specialized synonyms: Custody Battle, Vexatious Litigation
Category relationships: Jurisprudence, Law
Derivative terms: Litigate, Litigate, Litigious



Definition of Litigation

1. n. The act or process of litigating; a suit at law; a judicial contest.

Definition of Litigation

1. Noun. (legal) The conduct of a lawsuit ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Litigation

1. [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Litigation

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liths
lithuresis
lithuria
lithy
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litigant in person
litigants
litigarchy
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litigation (current term)
litigations
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litigious paranoia
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litmus
litmus paper
litmus test
litmus tests
litmuses

Literary usage of Litigation

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1. United States Supreme Court Reports by Lawyers Co-operative Publishing Company, United States Supreme Court (1890)
"... a full and final settlement of all pending litigation between the parties. The original paper referred to was attached. [2O3] The affidavits of Messrs. ..."

2. The Law of Contracts by Samuel Williston, Clarence Martin Lewis (1920)
"justifies supporting the expense of litigation,10 but. whether it affords support for a speculative bargain to share the proceeds, which would be unlawful ..."

3. The Law and Practice in Bankruptcy Under the National Bankruptcy Act of 1898 by William Miller Collier, William Horace Hotchkiss, Frank Bixby Gilbert (1917)
"816 (2) WHAT CONSTITUTES litigation.— The phrase "liquidated by litigation" is general, and the object of the exception which is made to the statutory limit ..."

4. Annual Report of the Attorney-general of the United States by United States Dept. of Justice, United States Attorney-General (1892)
"EXHIBIT P.—Report of the Attorney of the United States for the district of Utah upon the Mormon Church litigation. OFFICE OF UNITED STATES ATTORNEY, ..."

5. Annual Report of the Commissioner of Labor by United States Bureau of Labor (1911)
"litigation UNDER THE LAW. As one of the purposes of the law is to do away with unnecessary and costly litigation, and substitute for it a cheap, automatic, ..."

6. Justice and the Poor: A Study of the Present Denial of Justice to the Poor by Reginald Heber Smith (1919)
"They do not render assistance in litigation. ... ates as a petition and starts the litigation. It goes no further, but the . statute permits the court to ..."

7. United States Supreme Court Reports by United States Supreme Court, Walter Malins Rose, Lawyers Co-operative Publishing Company, LEXIS Law Publishing (1901)
"ion of an unsuccessful claim by the same party, but also to prevent future litigation respecting the property, by removing existing causes of controversy as ..."

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