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LITIGATION

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does litigation mean? 

LITIGATION (noun)
  The noun LITIGATION has 1 sense:

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

  Familiarity information: LITIGATION used as a noun is very rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


LITIGATION (noun)


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Meaning:

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

Classified under:

Nouns denoting acts or actions

Synonyms:

judicial proceeding; litigation

Hypernyms ("litigation" is a kind of...):

legal proceeding; proceeding; proceedings ((law) the institution of a sequence of steps by which legal judgments are invoked)

Domain category:

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

Hyponyms (each of the following is a kind of "litigation"):

custody battle (litigation to settle custody of the children of a divorced couple)

vexatious litigation (litigation shown to have been instituted maliciously and without probable cause)


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