lis pendens(redirected from lites pendentes)
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lis pendens(lɪs ˈpɛndɛnz)
1. (Law) a suit pending in a court that concerns the title to land
2. (Law) a notice filed to warn interested persons of such a suit
[Latin: pending lawsuit]
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|Noun||1.||lis pendens - a pending lawsuit|
action at law, legal action, action - 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
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