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countersuit (plural countersuits)
- (law) A lawsuit filed against a party that has filed a suit against one.
- 2009 February 13, Julie Creswell, “U.S. Agents Scrutinize Texas Firm”, in New York Times:
- Stanford, which filed a countersuit against the two men seeking repayment of certain loans, denied the men’s accusations.
lawsuit filed against a party that has filed a suit against one — see counterclaim