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litigation

(lĭt″ĭ-gā′shŭn) [L. litigatio, dispute, lawsuit]
A lawsuit or legal action that determines the legal rights and remedies of the person or party.

litigation

(lit´igā´shən),
n the act or process of engaging in a lawsuit.
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