Etymology
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complainant (n.)

early 15c., in law, "one who commences a legal action against another, one who makes a formal complaint in court," from Old French complaignant, present participle of complaindre (see complain). The present participle also was used as a noun in Middle French.

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Definitions of complainant

complainant (n.)
a person who brings an action in a court of law;
Synonyms: plaintiff
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