Definition of litigation in English:

litigation

noun

  • The process of taking legal action.

    ‘the company wishes to avoid litigation’
    • ‘This was a major turning-point in the history of English personal injury litigation.’
    • ‘This was all the more important as the case was not one of civil litigation but criminal litigation.’
    • ‘You may be aware that litigation in the High Court is a very costly business.’
    • ‘The uncertainty was adversely affecting the disposal of personal injury litigation.’
    • ‘Recent case law on malpractice litigation and informed consent has been incorporated.’
    legal action, lawsuit, legal dispute, legal case, case, legal contest, action, cause, suit, suit at law, legal process, prosecution, bringing of charges, indictment, trial
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Pronunciation:

litigation

/ˌlidəˈɡāSH(ə)n/