Definition of lower court in English:

lower court

Syllabification: low·er court
Pronunciation: /ˌlōər ˈkôrt


  • A court whose decisions may be overruled by another court on appeal.
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    • And then, to compound the crisis further, litigants challenge the orders of a lower court in a higher court.
    • An appeal is allowed if the decision of the lower court is wrong.
    • However, at least one court should review the decision of the lower court.

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