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§1‑2.  Actions.

An action is an ordinaryproceeding in a court of justice, by which a party prosecutes another party forthe enforcement or protection of a right, the redress or prevention of a wrong,or the punishment or prevention of a public offense. (C.C.P.,s. 2; 1868‑9, c. 277, s. 2; Code, s. 126; Rev., s. 347; C.S., s. 392.)