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plaint

noun agony, anguish, complaint, cry, dirge, discontent, displeasure, dissatisfaction, distress, expression of discontent, expression of grief, expression of pain, grief, grieving, groan, lament, lamenta, lamentation, moan, querela, querimonia, sigh, sorrow, wail, whine, woe
See also: accusation, charge, complaint, denunciation, outcry

plaint

a statement in writing of grounds of complaint made to a court of law and asking for redress of the grievance.

PLAINT, Eng. law. The exhibiting of any action, real or personal, in writing; the party making his plaint is called the plaintiff.

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The inquiry, prompted by hundreds of com plaints from members of the public, focused on the activities of Redditch-based Midland Parking Contracts, which operated across the West Mercia, West Midlands, Gloucestershire and Warwickshire areas.
Although Iran is currently under UN sanctions, and despite Lieberman's plaints, the daily pointed out that it is not illegal to import weapons.
As a practical matter, no one pays attention to those com plaints from Iran since the Persian Gulf is international waters and all nations have a right to sail there.
Last year eight com plaints were made to the body's Independent Complaints Panel, which investigates any complaints made by members of the public against a product.
Keep an eye on your plaints so if a problem begins, you can catch it before it is too late.
This prohibition applies to all OSHA compliance inspections, including programmed inspections, employee corn plaints and imminent danger situations.
3 letter to school officials, AU's Khan noted that the organization received com plaints about the Veteran's Day program that included school-sponsored prayer Khan pointed out that a long line o Supreme Court rulings forbids official prayer at public school events.
Les annees precedentes, les exportateurs thailandais de crevettes se sont plaints que la politique de << tolerance nulle >> de l'Union Europeenne au sujet de la presence de substances residuelles chimiques dans les aliments soit synonyme de barriere tarifaire sur leurs produits.
I think, for instance, of the plaints for inclusive language which are used to justify changes in Scripture that are simply not necessary.
Tu fuz l'organe a mes plaints douloureux: / Et maintenant que tu sers bienheureux / D'honneste esbata ces deux mains d'yvoire, // Sers-moy d'espie: au moms sache s'il reste / Dens l'estomac (ton riche apuy) celeste / Quelque de moy souspirante memoire.
The image of death and destruction created by such plaints has defined the social history of the Thirty Years War to a greater extent than almost any other event in early modern European history.
Des estivants, qui ont passe la journee du vendredi au niveau de la plage du Caroubier, a Azeffoun, se sont plaints du probleme de securite au niveau du parking.