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extralegal dispute

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

Pronunciation Usage Guide

Syllabification: ex·tra·le·gal dis·pute

Audio Pronunciation

– American English
– British English

Phonetic Spelling

  • American English – /ek-struh-lEEgUHl di-spyOOt/
  • British English – /ek-struh-lEEgUHl dIs-pyOOt/

International Phonetic Alphabet

  • American English: /ˌɛkstɹəˈliɡəl dɪˈspjut/
  • British English: /ˌekstɹəˈliːg(ə)l (ˈ)dɪsˈpjuːt/

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Works Consulted

The American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language. 5th ed. 2011. Boston: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt.

Oxford University Press. (N.d.) Oxford Dictionaries. (https://www.oxforddictionaries.com/).

Random House Webster’s College Dictionary. 1997. New York: Random House.

Wikipedia contributors. (N.d.) Wikipedia, The Free Encyclopedia. Wikimedia Foundation. (https://en.wikipedia.org/).

Cite the Definition of Extralegal Dispute

ASA – American Sociological Association (5th edition)

Bell, Kenton, ed. 2014. “extralegal dispute.” In Open Education Sociology Dictionary. Retrieved July 18, 2024 (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 July 18, 2024. https://sociologydictionary.org/extralegal-dispute/.

MLA – Modern Language Association (7th edition)

“extralegal dispute.” Open Education Sociology Dictionary. Ed. Kenton Bell. 2014. Web. 18 Jul. 2024. <https://sociologydictionary.org/extralegal-dispute/>.