litigation

[ lit-i-gey-shuh n ]
/ ˌlɪt ɪˈgeɪ ʃən /

noun

the act or process of litigating: a matter that is still in litigation.
a lawsuit.

Origin of litigation

1560–70; < Late Latin lītigātiōn- (stem of lītigātiō) a dispute. See litigate, -ion

Related forms

non·lit·i·ga·tion, nounpre·lit·i·ga·tion, nounre·lit·i·ga·tion, noun
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litigation

/ (ˌlɪtɪˈɡeɪʃən) /

noun

the act or process of bringing or contesting a legal action in court
a judicial proceeding or contest
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