(law) (in England) the first pleading made by the claimant in a civil court action showing the facts upon which he or she relies in support of the claim and the relief asked for
noun 1. a savings account in which transactions are confirmed periodically by a bank statement.
- Statement shock
noun a feeling of surprise when reading at a large credit card bill; also, a feeling of surprise upon seeing a drop in an investment’s value on a broker statement
- Statements of case
plural noun 1. (law) the formal written statements presented alternately by the plaintiff and defendent in a lawsuit setting out the respective matters relied upon Former name pleadings
[stat-n] /ˈstæt n/ noun 1. an island facing New York Bay. 2. Formerly Richmond. a borough of New York City including this island. 64½ sq. mi. (167 sq. km). Staten Island /ˈstætən/ noun 1. an island in SE New York State, in New York Harbor: a borough of New York city; heavy industry. Pop: 443 […]