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suitor

noun appellant, applicant, claimant, litigant, litigator, party to a suit, petitioner, plaintiff, pleader, seeker, solicitor, suppliant, supplicant
See also: appellant, claimant, complainant, contender, contestant, litigant, party, plaintiff, special interest

SUITOR. One who is a party to a suit or action in court. One who is a party to an action. In its ancient sense, suitor meant one Who was bound to attend the county court, also, one who formed part of the secta. (q.v.)

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Both the suitor and the target company typically prepare financial projections.
Such agreements protect the target company against improper use of information learned by the suitor during the evaluation process, and protect the potential suitor from being charged with improper use of sensitive information.
She eventually called the suitor and wanted her money back, but the man refused saying that she could not prove that he received money from her.
Hall acknowledges Virginia Stephen's antipathy to courtship and marriage by opening her recent book, Before Leonard: The Early Suitors of Virginia Woolf, with this quotation, from a 1906 letter to Violet Dickinson: "I wish everyone didn't tell me to marry.
In some species males are tiny compared with females, and yet the females still eat their suitors.
Italian government's offer to cede control of Alitalia has domestic media buzzing about potential suitors.
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Big Jim Goldie's Reluctant Suitor was given a great ride by Nicky Mackay to land the feature Musselburgh Gold Cup.
It said the suitor had told it that it 'no longer wishes to pursue the opportunity further'.
An impassioned love letter to Elizabeth I from the servant of a potential suitor will be on display for the first time since the Queen read it in 1581.