Definition of litigation noun from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

 

litigation

 noun
noun
NAmE//ˌlɪt̮əˈɡeɪʃn//
 
[uncountable](law)
 
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the process of making or defending a claim in court The company has been in litigation with its previous auditors for a full year. to run the risk of litigation
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