Complainant



[kuh m-pley-nuh nt] /kəmˈpleɪ nənt/

noun
1.
a person, group, or company that makes a , as in a legal action.
/kəmˈpleɪnənt/
noun
1.
(law) a person who makes a complaint, usually before justices; plaintiff
n.

early 15c., from Old French complaignant, present participle of complaindre (see complain). The present participle also was used as a noun in Middle French.

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