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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 li·ti·gious /ləˈtɪʤəs, lɪ-/

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Li·ti·gious a.
 1. Inclined to initiate lawsuits; given to the practice of contending in law; fond of litigation. A pettifogging attorney or a litigious client.”
 Soldiers find wars, and lawyers find out still
 Litigious men, who quarrels move.   --Donne.
 2. Hence: Quarrelsome; contentious; argumentative.
 3. Subject to contention; disputable; controvertible; debatable; doubtful; precarious.
 No fences, parted fields, nor marks, nor bounds,
 Distinguished acres of litigious grounds.   --Dryden.
 4. Of or pertaining to legal disputes.
    Nor brothers cite to the litigious bar.   --Young.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      adj 1: of or relating to litigation
      2: inclined or showing an inclination to dispute or disagree,
         even to engage in law suits; "a style described as
         abrasive and contentious"; "a disputatious lawyer"; "a
         litigious and acrimonious spirit" [syn: contentious, disputatious,