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It has allowed overblown fears of lawsuits against European governments by multinational corporations to obstruct the most effective wealth creator known to humanity. Times, Sunday Times (2016)The school asked the court to dismiss the lawsuit. Christianity Today (2000)The civil lawsuit was filed by public attorneys. Times, Sunday Times (2016)It looks like another potential lawsuit in the making. Times, Sunday Times (2009)It expects to face class action lawsuits around the world. Times, Sunday Times (2015)The burden of proof in civil lawsuits is less than that in criminal trials. The Sun (2010)She filed a civil lawsuit against him earlier last week. Times, Sunday Times (2014)Both airlines have also put aside millions of pounds to settle civil lawsuits brought by passenger groups. Times, Sunday Times (2009)They filed their lawsuit last year. The Sun (2010) Another lawsuit on how the tender was carried out is still pending but is also expected to be dismissed by the courts. Times, Sunday Times (2013)When the exhibitors filed a lawsuit, the government stepped in and stopped the practice. Sidney Sheldon The Other Side of MeThe class action lawsuit had alleged that the technology groups agreed not to recruit each other's employees. Times, Sunday Times (2014)On top of that, it is the focus of a competition inquiry into banks and is facing two investor lawsuits. Times, Sunday Times (2016)The class action lawsuit was filed in a New Jersey courtroom. The Sun (2009)The consortium has filed another lawsuit seeking between $4 billion and $5 billion in damages for lost earnings. Times, Sunday Times (2012)

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British English: lawsuit NOUN
A lawsuit is a case in a court of law which concerns a dispute between two people or organizations.
The dispute culminated last week in a lawsuit against the government.
  • American English: lawsuit
  • Brazilian Portuguese: ação judicial
  • Chinese: 诉讼案
  • European Spanish: pleito
  • French: procès
  • German: Prozess
  • Italian: causa
  • Japanese: 訴訟
  • Korean: 소송
  • European Portuguese: ação judicial
  • Spanish: demanda

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