class action

a legal proceeding in which persons representing interests common to a large group participate as representatives of the group or class.


class-action [klas-ak-shuhn, klahs-] , adjective Unabridged
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class action
(US) law a legal action undertaken by one or more people representing the interests of a large group of people with the same grievance

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