entire-controversy doctrine. The principle that a plaintiff or defendant who does not assert all claims or defenses related to the controversy in a legal proceeding is not entitled to assert those claims or defenses in a later proceeding. ¡ª Also termed single-controversy doctrine. Cf. compulsory counterclaim under COUNTERCLAIM; RES JUDICATA(2). [Cases: Action 53; Judgment 591. C.J.S. Actions ¡ì¡ì 177¨C203; Judgments ¡ì¡ì 761, 764¨C765.]
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