Civil Action

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Definition: Civil Action



What is the dictionary definition of Civil Action?

Dictionary Definition


n. any lawsuit relating to civil matters and not criminal prosecution.


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Definition Sources


Definitions for Civil Action are sourced/syndicated and enhanced from:

  • A Dictionary of Economics (Oxford Quick Reference)
  • Oxford Dictionary Of Accounting
  • Oxford Dictionary Of Business & Management

This glossary post was last updated: 26th April, 2020 | 1 Views.