Definition of lawsuit in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈlôˌso͞ot/


A claim or dispute brought to a court of law for adjudication: his lawyer filed a lawsuit against Los Angeles city
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  • The legislation is limited to lawsuits against persons who ordered, abetted, or assisted in the torture.
  • On the news today, maybe you heard about a lawsuit brought by parents of a child who was bullied at school.
  • Next day 50 people file lawsuits claiming they were on the bus and were injured.
legal action, suit, case, action, legal proceedings, judicial proceedings, proceedings, litigation, trial, legal dispute, legal contest

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Syllabification: law·suit

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