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- (intransitive, construed with on) To go to law; to carry on a lawsuit.
- 1988, Bobby McFerrin (lyrics), “Don't Worry, Be Happy”, in Simple Pleasures, performed by Bobby McFerrin:
- Ain't got no place to lay your head / Somebody came and took your bed / Don't worry, be happy / The landlord say your rent is late / He may have to litigate
- (transitive) To contest in law.
- (transitive, transferred sense) To dispute; to fight over.
- you can't keep litigating this same point!
to go to law
- adverbial present passive participle of litigar
litigate f pl
- plural of
- second-person plural present of
- second-person plural present subjunctive of
- second-person plural imperative of
- feminine plural of the past participle of
- (Classical) IPA(key): /liː.tiˈɡaː.te/, [l̪iː.t̪ɪˈɡaː.t̪ɛ]
- (Ecclesiastical) IPA(key): /li.tiˈɡa.te/, [li.t̪iˈɡaː.t̪ɛ]