prayer for relief

Definition of "prayer for relief"
  1. A request made by a plaintiff in a lawsuit to the court for a specific outcome, such as monetary damages or an injunction against a defendant's activity
How to use "prayer for relief" in a sentence
  1. In her lawsuit against the company, her prayer for relief included both damages and an injunction to halt a defamatory marketing campaign.
  2. The prayer for relief in his lawsuit demanded financial compensation for medical bills and pain and suffering.
  3. She concluded her lawsuit with a prayer for relief, requesting compensation for lost wages and emotional distress.

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