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  • n. A lawsuit; an action filed in a court of law to recover for injury wrongfully caused by another.

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  • adj. Same as Civil action.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. a lawsuit alleging violations of civil law by the defendant

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