litigation

Part of speech: noun

The carrying on of a suit at law; a lawsuit.

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Usage examples "litigation":

  1. We have had fewer accidents, less injury to rolling stock, less litigation and bigger dividends. - "The Lion and the Mouse A Story of an American Life", Charles Klein.
  2. He could afford litigation like that; I can't. - "Murder in the Gunroom", Henry Beam Piper.
  3. It is needless here to outline in detail the litigation that followed. - "McGill and its Story, 1821-1921", Cyrus Macmillan.