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.
More example sentences
  • 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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