bill of particulars


noun Law.

a formal statement prepared by a plaintiff or a defendant itemizing a claim or counterclaim in a suit.
an itemized statement prepared by the prosecution and informing the accused of the charges in a criminal case.

Nearby words

  1. bill of fare,
  2. bill of goods,
  3. bill of health,
  4. bill of indictment,
  5. bill of lading,
  6. bill of quantities,
  7. bill of rights,
  8. bill of sale,
  9. billable,
  10. billabong

Origin of bill of particulars

First recorded in 1855–60

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