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meaning: accuse, sue

離婚訴訟 == rikonsoshou == (noun) divorce suit, divorce proceedings
訴訟 == soshou == (noun) litigation, lawsuit

The left radical is 'words/speak' (言). Right radical is 'public' (公), which acts phonetically to express 'dispute'. Literally, this character means, 'words spoken in a dispute'. Henshall suggests as a mnemonic: 'Public words of accusation lead one to sue.'

Info from Taka Kanji Database
List of compounds including this character from Risu Dictionary

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