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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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There have also been com plaints of loud music into the early hours of the morning, intimidation, aggression and threats towards neigh bours.
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.
At times the cries sank into the feeble plaints of expiring infancy, and again gradually rose into the full and melancholy swell of an adult tortured by fiends destitute of mercy and humanity.
A CRACKDOWN on pirate radio stations is expected following com- plaints by Dublin TD Tony Gregory that lives are being endangered.
It was, he said, an attempt at a "spiritual, intellectual, and emotional autobiography." His later collections included Lauds and Plaints (1974), Odes and Days (1975), Death's Directives (1978), and As It Was (1979).
The debate has bogged down in an either/or analysis: either plaints such as Ludolf's were accurate relations, so that one may conclude that starvation and even cannibalism were rampant in the war, or they were exaggerated and so should be dismissed as unreliable.
Area residents said that 90% tube-wells and water filtration plaints of the area were already out of order and now regular water that comes from dams was suspended without any reason.
Alors que des locataires se sont plaints a maintes reprises des infiltrations d'eau de pluie, avec risque d'electrocution, on n'a pas trouve mieux a fournir comme explication a l'un des plaignants : [beaucoup moins que] Le gerant du site est absent.