- legal action
action, action at law, cause, controversy, instituted proceedings, judicial proceedings, judicial recourse, lawsuit, legal process, legal recourse, litigation, matter, proceeding, process, prosecution, suit, suit in law
action (proceeding), cause (lawsuit), controversy (lawsuit), day in court, lawsuit, matter (case), proceeding, prosecution (criminal trial), suit
Burton's Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006
- legal action
Any lawsuit, judicial proceeding, or prosecution, brought to protect a right or remedy a legal violation or injustice.Category: Accidents & InjuriesCategory: Criminal LawCategory: DUI / DWI & Traffic TicketsCategory: DUI / DWICategory: If, When & Where to File a LawsuitCategory: Mediation, Arbitration & Collaborative LawCategory: Representing Yourself in CourtCategory: Small Claims CourtCategory: Small Claims Court & LawsuitsCategory: Traffic Tickets
Nolo’s Plain-English Law Dictionary. Gerald N. Hill, Kathleen Thompson Hill. 2009.
- legal action
n.any lawsuit, petition or prosecution.
Law dictionary. EdwART. 2013.
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legal action — noun a judicial proceeding brought by one party against another; one party prosecutes another for a wrong done or for protection of a right or for prevention of a wrong • Syn: ↑action, ↑action at law • Derivationally related forms: ↑action (for:… … Useful english dictionary
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