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noun [countable] legal     cause of action pronunciation in British English
/ˌkɔːz əv ˈækʃ(ə)n/
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singularcause of action
pluralcauses of action
  1. a fact or set of facts that is sufficient to justify legal action

    The judge can strike out the claim if there is no ascertainable cause of action.

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a person who has or claims to have a lot of influence

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