cause of action

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Noun1.cause of action - a claim sufficient to demand judicial attention; the facts that give rise to right of action
claim - an assertion of a right (as to money or property); "his claim asked for damages"
law, jurisprudence - the collection of rules imposed by authority; "civilization presupposes respect for the law"; "the great problem for jurisprudence to allow freedom while enforcing order"
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