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noun [countable] lawsuit pronunciation in British English /ˈlɔːˌsuːt/
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  1. a case that a court of law is asked to decide involving a disagreement between two people or organizations
    file a lawsuit against someone:

    The singer has filed a $100 million lawsuit against his record company.



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