Definition of courtroom in English:

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courtroom

Pronunciation: /ˈkôrtˌro͞om/
/ˈkôrtˌro͝om/

noun

The place or room in which a court of law meets.
Example sentences
  • We do not have the luxury of the system, which can provide instant access to litigants, in terms of courtrooms, judges and jury panels.
  • Tapestries had been hung in nine original courtrooms in the High Court.
  • We say that policy reasons seem to play a role in the courtroom, but not outside the courtroom.

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Syllabification: court·room

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