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costs - Legal Definition
The filing fees, jury fees,
court reporter fees, and other expenses, excluding attorneys’ fees, incurred in
the prosecution of or defense against a civil suit. When allowed by statute, a
court may order the losing party in a civil action to reimburse the successful
party for his or her costs. Also called court costs. See also bill of costs.