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litigate

lit·i·gate

litigate

 
pronunciation:
lI tih geIt
parts of speech:
transitive verb, intransitive verb
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Word Combinations (verb)
part of speech: transitive verb
inflections: litigated, litigates, litigating
definition: to make the subject of legal proceedings; contest in a court of law.
 
part of speech: intransitive verb
definition: to bring a case to court or defend a case in court; engage in a lawsuit.
similar words:
prosecute
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derivation: litigator (n.)