Meaning of with prejudice in English:

with prejudice


  • Extinguishing any right to pursue a claim in another suit.

    ‘the suit was dismissed with prejudice’
    • ‘In case of the class-action suit, following the deal with the Commision, all claims were dismissed with prejudice on 12 June.’
    • ‘This determination obviously put it in good stead because the company's lawsuit has been dismissed with prejudice.’
    • ‘That lawsuit, which Henning intended as a class action, was dismissed twice, the second time with prejudice, for failing to adequately state a claim.’
    • ‘However, as it did nothing to either entertain or offend me, I am dismissing this case with prejudice.’