dismissal with prejudice

Definition of "dismissal with prejudice"
  1. A final court order that ends a lawsuit and prevents the plaintiff from bringing the same lawsuit or claim again in the future
How to use "dismissal with prejudice" in a sentence
  1. The case was closed by a dismissal with prejudice, barring the plaintiff from bringing up the same charges in the future.
  2. Due to the lack of evidence, the judge ruled a dismissal with prejudice, ending the lawsuit forever.
  3. A dismissal with prejudice was granted, hindering any chance for the same lawsuit to be reopened.

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