Definition of Extralegal Dispute
(noun) An incident that occurs outside the process of law that leads to repeated violence.
Example of Extralegal Dispute
- A disagreement between neighbors that escalates and involves their families or tribes feuding.
Extralegal Dispute Pronunciation
- Syllabification: (ex·tra·le·gal dis·pute)
- Plural: extralegal disputes
- Extralegal dispute is contrasted to infralegal dispute.
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ASA – American Sociological Association (5th edition)
Bell, Kenton, ed. 2014. “extralegal dispute.” In Open Education Sociology Dictionary. Retrieved August 24, 2019 (https://sociologydictionary.org/extralegal-dispute/).
APA – American Psychological Association (6th edition)
extralegal dispute. (2014). In K. Bell (Ed.), Open education sociology dictionary. Retrieved from https://sociologydictionary.org/extralegal-dispute/
Chicago/Turabian: Author-Date – Chicago Manual of Style (16th edition)
Bell, Kenton, ed. 2014. “extralegal dispute.” In Open Education Sociology Dictionary. Accessed August 24, 2019. https://sociologydictionary.org/extralegal-dispute/.
MLA – Modern Language Association (7th edition)
“extralegal dispute.” Open Education Sociology Dictionary. Ed. Kenton Bell. 2014. Web. 24 Aug. 2019. <https://sociologydictionary.org/extralegal-dispute/>.