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litigate in Law topic

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishlitigatelit‧i‧gate /ˈlɪtɪɡeɪt/ verb [intransitive, transitive]  lawSCL to take a claim or complaint against someone to a court of law→ See Verb table
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litigateA similar number said a further increase in court fees would make them more reluctant to litigate.That would at least make them think harder before litigating.To the extent that professional indemnity insurance is known to be available there is, in fact, an encouragement to litigate.Why, after all, should public bodies be specially protected from the grievances of citizens who feel strongly enough to litigate?Preston says the tribe is looking at a precedent set in a similar incident litigated and settled out of court.The agreement with the private lawyers demands that they be willing to spend at least $ 10 million to litigate the case.In the absence of a settlement the parties have to litigate to find out.