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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :
Lawsuit \Law"suit`\, n.
An action at law; a suit in equity or admiralty; any legal
proceeding before a court for the enforcement of a claim.
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :
n 1: a comprehensive term for any proceeding in a court of law
whereby an individual seeks a legal remedy; "the family
brought suit against the landlord" [syn: lawsuit, suit,
case, cause, causa]
From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :
35 Moby Thesaurus words for "lawsuit":
accusal, accusation, accusing, action, allegation, allegement,
arraignment, bill of particulars, blame, bringing of charges,
bringing to book, case, cause, charge, complaint, count, delation,
denouncement, denunciation, impeachment, implication, imputation,
indictment, information, innuendo, insinuation, laying of charges,
plaint, prosecution, reproach, suit, taxing, true bill,
unspoken accusation, veiled accusation
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