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Bring

bring vt

brought [brȯt]
bring·ing [bri-i]
: to begin or commence (a legal proceeding) through proper legal procedure: as
a : to put (as a lawsuit) before a court [this is an action brought to recover damages]
b : to formally assert (as a charge or indictment) [whether to charges against him]



Source: Merriam-Webster's Dictionary of Law ©1996. Merriam-Webster, Incorporated. Published under license with Merriam-Webster, Incorporated.

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