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strike suit n
: a derivative action based on no bona fide claim and brought with the intent to force defendants to settle out of court
Source: Merriam-Webster's Dictionary of Law ©1996. Merriam-Webster, Incorporated. Published under license with Merriam-Webster, Incorporated.