civil case

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A lawsuit brought to redress a private wrong such as breach of contract, encroachment, or negligence; or to enforce civil remedies such as compensation, damages, injunction. Also called civil action, civil proceedings, or civil suit. See also tort.

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There was a civil case in our terrible experience with each other. He was suing over non criminal events that never even occurred.
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When a friend babysat a group of kids and her dog bit one of the kids in the face, the family took her to court in a civil case to pay for the surgeries due to the damage the dog caused.
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Paul vowed he would not let the breach of contract go unpunished, so first thing in the morning he stopped by the courthouse and filed a civil case against his former employee.
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