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litigation

Syllabification: lit·i·ga·tion
Pronunciation: /ˌlidəˈɡāSH(ə)n
 
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Definition of litigation in English:

noun

The process of taking legal action: the company wishes to avoid litigation
More example sentences
  • Recent case law on malpractice litigation and informed consent has been incorporated.
  • The uncertainty was adversely affecting the disposal of personal injury litigation.
  • This was a major turning-point in the history of English personal injury litigation.
Synonyms
legal proceedings, legal action, lawsuit, legal dispute, legal case, case, suit, prosecution, indictment

Derivatives

litigative

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Pronunciation: /ˈlitəˌɡātiv/
adjective

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