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law·suit

lawsuit

 
 
pronunciation:
law sut
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part of speech: noun
definition: a case brought before a court of law, especially when a person or group has a strong complaint against another.
People claimed that the factory polluted their water and made them sick, so they got a lawyer and began a lawsuit against the company.
synonyms:
case, legislator, suit
similar words:
charge, congressman, dispute, politician, representative, senator, statesman
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