Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun action_at_law

1 sense of action at law

Sense 1
legal action, action, action at law -- (a judicial proceeding brought by one party against another; one party prosecutes another for a wrong done or for protection of a right or for prevention of a wrong)
       => proceeding, legal proceeding, proceedings -- ((law) the institution of a sequence of steps by which legal judgments are invoked)

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