lawfare


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lawfare

(ˈlɔːˌfɛə)
n
1. (Government, Politics & Diplomacy) the use of the law by a country against its enemies, esp by challenging the legality of military or foreign policy
2. (Law) the use of the law by a country against its enemies, esp by challenging the legality of military or foreign policy
3. (Military) the use of the law by a country against its enemies, esp by challenging the legality of military or foreign policy
[C21: from law + warfare]