- litigation friend,
Origin of litigation
Examples from the Web for litigations
Campbell has successfully represented other clients in litigations against Adelson.Sheldon Adelson, the Billionaire Who Bankrupted Me|John L. Smith|February 28, 2013|DAILY BEAST
Out of them grew those lawsuits and litigations that have enriched you, while they ruined us.Sir Jasper Carew|Charles James Lever
"Here," said the portly gentleman, who was familiar with all the litigations.The Awakening|Leo Nikoleyevich Tolstoy
As far as I am concerned, I can afford to deny myself all the reprisals, and revenges too, that litigations could ever give me.John March, Southerner|George W. Cable
1560s, "disputation," from Late Latin litigationem (nominative litigatio), noun of action from past participle stem of Latin litigare "to dispute, quarrel, strive," from phrase litem agere, from litem (nominative lis) "lawsuit, dispute, quarrel, strife" + agere "to drive, conduct" (see act). Meaning "act of carrying on a lawsuit" is from 1640s.