Pleadings



[plee-ding] /ˈpli dɪŋ/

noun
1.
the act of a person who pleads.
2.
Law.

/ˈpliːdɪŋz/
plural noun
1.
(law) (formerly) the formal written statements presented alternately by the claimant and defendant in a lawsuit setting out the respective matters relied upon Official name statements of case
/ˈpliːdɪŋ/
noun (law)
1.
the act of presenting a case in court, as by a lawyer on behalf of his client
2.
the art or science of preparing the formal written statements of the parties to a legal action See also pleadings
n.

late 13c., “the carrying on of a suit at court,” verbal noun from plead (v.). Meaning “supplication, intercession” is from early 15c.

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