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A party engaged in a lawsuit.
Engaged in a lawsuit.
[French, from Old French, from Latin lītigāns, lītigant-, a disputant, from present participle of lītigāre, to bring suit; see litigate.]
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(Law) a party to a lawsuit
(Law) engaged in litigation
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lit•i•gant(ˈlɪt ɪ gənt)
1. a person engaged in a lawsuit.adj.
2. litigating; engaged in a lawsuit.
[1630–40; < Latin]
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A person who is taking part in a lawsuit.
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|Noun||1.||litigant - (law) a party to a lawsuit; someone involved in litigation; "plaintiffs and defendants are both litigants"|
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"
defendant, suspect - a person or institution against whom an action is brought in a court of law; the person being sued or accused
filer - a party who files a notice with a law court
party - a person involved in legal proceedings; "the party of the first part"
prevailing party - the party in a lawsuit who obtains a judgment in their own favor
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noun claimant, party, plaintiff, contestant, litigator, disputant The litigant should first write to the defendant.
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litigant[ˈlɪtɪgənt] N → litigante mf
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litigant[ˈlɪtɪgənt] n → litigante m/f
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