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Synonyms for complaint

Synonyms for complaint

an expression of dissatisfaction or a circumstance regarded as a cause for such expression

a pathological condition of mind or body

a minor illness, especially one of a temporary nature

Synonyms for complaint

an often persistent bodily disorder or disease

(formerly) a loud cry (or repeated cries) of pain or rage or sorrow

(civil law) the first pleading of the plaintiff setting out the facts on which the claim for relief is based

(criminal law) a pleading describing some wrong or offense

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He, thereafter, submitted that Section 19 of the Prevention of Corruption Act envisaged a sanction before a court took cognizance of a criminal complaint.
Mr Skyner said: ``We have gone through civil cases before but the lawyers said we could make a criminal complaint.
Just like a criminal complaint is filed and commences the criminal process in the United States, the filing of an Article IV package before a Mexican federal prosecutor of the Office of International Affairs in the Mexican Attorney General's Office in Mexico City initiates the criminal process in Mexico.
It will be the first time a criminal complaint has been filed against an automaker on suspicion of violating the law over recalls.
The Tax Court held the reason for the player's payment and the origin of the criminal complaint were two separate items.
ySTANBUL (CyHAN)- A lawyer representing FEM prep schools in the province of Zonguldak has filed a criminal complaint against employees of the Ministry of Education and the Zonguldak Provincial Directorate for National Education on the grounds that they failed to implement a top court's ruling, the lawyer said on Tuesday.
WASHINGTON, June 22 (KUNA) -- A criminal complaint has been filed against former National Security Agency (NSA) whistleblower Edward Snowden in a sealed criminal complaint filed in the Eastern District of Virginia, it was reported here Friday.
Around 1,300 people mainly from Fukushima Prefecture on Monday filed a criminal complaint against Tokyo Electric Power Co.
According to the criminal complaint, beginning in November 2011 to January 2012, ATF conducted a proactive firearms and drug trafficking investigation and made undercover purchases of methamphetamine and several firearms from Raya and Reyes including, three stolen handguns and one stolen shotgun.
ISLAMABAD, January 12, 2011 (Balochistan Times): The Securities and Exchange Commission of Pakistan (SECP) has filed a criminal complaint in a court against Eastern Capital Limited, ex-member of the Karachi Stock Exchange (KSE) and all those, including its director, involved in non-transfer of shares/funds and unauthorized pledges of clients shares and other prohibited activities.
ISLAMABAD, January 12, 2011 (Frontier Star): The Securities and Exchange Commission of Pakistan (SECP) has filed a criminal complaint in a court against Eastern Capital Limited, ex-member of the Karachi Stock Exchange (KSE) and all those, including its director, involved in non-transfer of shares/funds and unauthorized pledges of clients shares and other prohibited activities under Section 24(2) of the Central Depositories Act 1997 as well as offences under relevant provisions of the Pakistan Penal Code (PPC).
Prosecutors are expected to file a criminal complaint against Murray, who gave the singerthedrugpropofolshortly before his death.
The Asociacion Pro Derechos Humanos de Espana, a Spanish human rights organization, filed a criminal complaint last October in Spain's National Court (Audiencia Nacional) against 11 relatives and close political associates of President Obiang.
NORTHBRIDGE - A criminal complaint has been taken out against a bus driver accused of leaving a 3-year-old on a bus, and a hearing is scheduled for next week.
If convicted of all counts, the men could spend more than 20 years in prison, according to the criminal complaint.