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Litigation friend

(law) a person acting on behalf of an infant or other person under legal disability Former name next friend


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  • Litigations

    [lit-i-gey-shuh n] /ˌlɪt ɪˈgeɪ ʃən/ noun 1. the act or process of : a matter that is still in litigation. 2. a lawsuit. /ˌlɪtɪˈɡeɪʃən/ noun 1. the act or process of bringing or contesting a legal action in court 2. a judicial proceeding or contest n. 1560s, “disputation,” from Late Latin litigationem (nominative litigatio), noun […]

  • Litigative

    [lit-i-geyt] /ˈlɪt ɪˌgeɪt/ verb (used with object), litigated, litigating. 1. to make the subject of a lawsuit; contest at law. 2. Archaic. to dispute (a point, assertion, etc.). verb (used without object), litigated, litigating. 3. to carry on a lawsuit. /ˈlɪtɪˌɡeɪt/ verb 1. to bring or contest (a claim, action, etc) in a lawsuit 2. […]

  • Litigator

    [lit-i-gey-ter] /ˈlɪt ɪˌgeɪ tər/ noun 1. a courtroom lawyer. 2. a . n. agent noun from Latin litigare (see litigation). Latin litigator meant “a party to a lawsuit; litigant.”

  • Litigiomania

    noun a passion for legal disputes, lawsuits Word Origin litigi- ‘law’

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