Definition of "count"
  1. A distinct statement in a lawsuit's complaint articulating different grounds to support the legal action, often referred to as a cause of action, or in criminal cases, an assertion of separate alleged crimes
How to use "count" in a sentence
  1. In his lawsuit, he included three counts: negligence, breach of contract, and unearned debt.
  2. The prosecutor charged the defendant on two counts, theft, and assault.
  3. The count of breach of contract in the complaint was intriguing as it detailed a systematic failure on the defendant's part.

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