Definition of county court in English:

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county court

Pronunciation: /ˈkoun(t)ē kôrt/


US A court in some states with civil and criminal jurisdiction for a given county.
Example sentences
  • To the dismay of gay rights advocates, a county court dismissed his suit.
  • They could have gone to the county court in Eagle County, Colorado, or the federal court in Denver.
  • If agreement can be reached, the contract must be filed with a county court where either of the parties lives.

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Syllabification: coun·ty court

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