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A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
a. el pleito
She has filed a lawsuit against her employers because she says the accident was their fault.Entabló pleito contra sus empleadores porque dice que el accidente fue culpa suya.
b. la demanda
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
Construction of the dam has been delayed because of a lawsuit brought by an environmental group.Se postergó la construcción de la represa a causa de una demanda entablada por un grupo ecologista.
c. el juicio
He is currently involved in a lawsuit contesting his father's will.Está involucrado en un juico para impugnar el testamento de su padre.
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