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From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
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litigiousli‧ti‧gious /lɪˈtɪdʒəs/ adjective formal  SCLvery willing to take disagreements to a court of law – often used to show disapproval a litigious societylitigiousness noun [uncountable]
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litigiousInsurers have one of Washington's best-organised lobbies, as persuasive as it is litigious.These commercial ventures led to many disputes, and Love was extremely litigious, appearing often as a plaintiff in Chancery.Some may think this means we are too litigious, but personally, I think it is wonderful.This afternoon, for a minute or two, Alan and Dave are not squaring off as litigious lawyer and potential defendant.In the world's most litigious society the refusal to admit liability is culturally ingrained.Judgemade economic policy seems an almost inevitable consequence of a balanced-budget amendment in our litigious society.Already, commission staff and board members are bracing for what they expect will be a long, bitter, litigious squabble.Members of the public are less deferential, better informed, and more litigious than they used to be.
From Longman Business Dictionarylitigiousli‧ti‧gious /lɪˈtɪdʒəs/ adjectiveLAW very willing or too willing to take complaints to a court of lawConsumers are becoming increasingly litigious.
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