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CIVIL SUIT

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does civil suit mean? 

CIVIL SUIT (noun)
  The noun CIVIL SUIT has 1 sense:

1. a lawsuit alleging violations of civil law by the defendant

  Familiarity information: CIVIL SUIT used as a noun is very rare.


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CIVIL SUIT (noun)


Sense 1civil suit [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

A lawsuit alleging violations of civil law by the defendant

Classified under:

Nouns denoting acts or actions

Hypernyms ("civil suit" is a kind of...):

case; causa; cause; lawsuit; suit (a comprehensive term for any proceeding in a court of law whereby an individual seeks a legal remedy)

Domain category:

jurisprudence; law (the collection of rules imposed by authority)


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