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countersue

[koun-ter-soo] /ˈkaʊn tərˌsu/
verb (used with object), countersued, countersuing.
1.
to bring a civil action against (one's complainant).
verb (used without object), countersued, countersuing.
2.
to bring a civil action against one's complainant.
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  • Some have attempted to countersue, saying their right to privacy was violated.
  • Sometimes the defendant may have a claim against the claimant and may countersue the claimant in the same case.
  • We will countersue you and you will end up owing us money.

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