Definition of litigation in English:

Share this entry

litigation

Pronunciation: /lɪtɪˈɡeɪʃ(ə)n/

noun

[mass 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 proceeding(s), legal action, lawsuit, legal dispute, legal case, case, legal contest, action, cause, judicial proceeding(s), suit, suit at law, legal process, prosecution, bringing of charges, indictment, trial

For editors and proofreaders

Line breaks: liti|ga¦tion

Share this entry
 

What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?

Comments that don't adhere to our Community Guidelines may be moderated or removed.