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plaintiff 中文解釋 wordnet sense Collocation Usage
Noun
/ˈplāntif/,
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plaintiffs, plural;
  1. A person who brings a case against another in a court of law


  1. a person who brings an action in a court of law
  2. A plaintiff (Π in legal shorthand), also known as a claimant or complainant, is the term used in some jurisdictions, for the party who initiates a lawsuit (also known as an action) before a court. ...
  3. A party bringing a suit in civil law against a defendant; accusers
  4. (plaintiffs) The people who bring a case to court.
  5. A person or business that files a formal complaint with the court.
  6. The legal term for the person filing a complaint or lawsuit. See also class representative.
  7. The party who begins an action; the party who complains or sues in an action and is named as such in the court's records. Also called a petitioner.
  8. The party initiating an action.
  9. the person who files the lawsuit.
  10. The individual alleging injury in a negligence lawsuit.
  11. Individual or organization that initiates a lawsuit to obtain a remedy for an injury. an injury.
  12. The person who initiates a lawsuit.
  13. The party complaining in an action or proceeding.
  14. Person who requests initial court action.
  15. A person who brings a civil action against another.
  16. A person who brings a lawsuit against another person.
  17. A person or company who sues in court
  18. A party that files a complaint, whether it is the initial complaint or a third party complaint.
  19. The party filing suit, as opposed to the defendant.
  20. The aggrieved party in a civil or criminal case who bills papers against the defendant in court.
  21. The person or entity who has been harmed by unlawful actions and who initiates legal action against the person or entity (i.e., the defendant) who engaged in the unlawful acts.
  22. The party to a civil suit who brings the suit seeking damages or other legal relief.
  23. The plaintiff is the person or organization bringing the lawsuit. The name listed is always the last name of the plaintiff. In cases where there is more than one plaintiff, the name listed in the citation is the first plaintiff named in the lawsuit, sometimes known as the "lead" plaintiff.
  24. The person or organization who starts a lawsuit in a civil case or brings charges of criminal violations. In a criminal case the plaintiff is the district attorney or assistant district attorney.
  25. The person who makes a complaint against another person. In criminal cases, the state or local municipality is listed as the Plaintiff in a complaint.