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Petitioner vs. Plaintiff

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Petitionernoun

(legal) Someone who presents a petition to a court.

Plaintiffnoun

(legal) A party bringing a suit in civil law against a defendant; accusers.

Petitionernoun

One who presents a petition.

Plaintiffnoun

One who commences a personal action or suit to obtain a remedy for an injury to his rights; - opposed to defendant.

Petitionernoun

one praying humbly for something;

‘a suppliant for her favors’;

Plaintiffadjective

See Plaintive.

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Petitionernoun

someone who petitions a court for redress of a grievance or recovery of a right

Plaintiffnoun

a person who brings an action in a court of law

Petitioner

A petitioner is a person who pleads with governmental institution for a legal remedy or a redress of grievances, through use of a petition.

Plaintiffnoun

a person who brings a case against another in a court of law

‘the plaintiff commenced an action for damages’;

Plaintiff

A plaintiff (Π in legal shorthand) is the party who initiates a lawsuit (also known as an action) before a court. By doing so, the plaintiff seeks a legal remedy.

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