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plaintiff



party who asserts a claim against another party in a legal proceeding.

Dictionary of Business Terms plaintiff

one who initially brings thesuit. In a personal action, he seeks a remedy in a court of justice for an injury to, or a withholding of, his rights.

Dictionary of Real Estate Terms plaintiff

the person who brings a lawsuit. Contrast withdefendant.

Example: A plaintiff sued forspecific performanceto force the owner of land to sell at the agreed upon terms.



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