Definitions of "complaint"
  1. The first official document filed in a lawsuit by the plaintiff. It outlines the plaintiff's claims against the defendant and their request for a resolution or relief
  2. A legally sworn document by a victim or police authority highlighting an alleged criminal violation. This document initiates charges against a defendant, kickstarting judicial proceedings in a lower court
How to use "complaint" in a sentence
  1. The attorney filed a complaint outlining the plaintiff's claims and the desire for compensation.
  2. After the theft was reported, the victim submitted a complaint to the police officer in charge.
  3. Following the incident, a complaint was made to the magistrate's court to start the judicial process.

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