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actor

noun actor, aggrieved party, complainant, litigant, malcontent, man with a grievance, operator, participant, party, performer, person, petitioner, plaintiff, qui facit
Associated concepts: an actor as a witness in a prosecution, an actor in a legal proceeding

ACTOR, practice. 1. A plaintiff or complainant. 2. He on whom the burden of proof lies. In actions of replevin both parties are said to be actors. The proctor or advocate in the courts of the civil law, was called actor.

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