Definition of court costs in English:

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court costs

plural noun

Legal expenses, especially those allowed in favor of the winning party or against the losing party in a suit: a total of $6,000 in fines, court costs, restitution, and fees
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  • These can include requirements such as security for costs from foreign plaintiffs, or the denial of legal aid.
  • The adjudication clause permits the Adjudicator to award costs to the winning party.
  • Accordingly, no profit costs should be allowed to the appellants for work done by their partnership.

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