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Pronunciación: /kɔːrt; kɔːt/

Traducción de court en español:


  • 1 [Law/Derecho] 1.1 (tribunal) tribunal (masculine) to appear in court comparecer* ante el tribunal or los tribunales I'll see you in court! ¡te voy a demandar! to go to court acudir a los tribunales to take sth to court llevar algo a los tribunales to take sb to court demandar a algn, llevar a algn a juicio in open court en audiencia pública the court is adjourned se levanta la sesión the court will rise pónganse de pie to laugh sb/sth out of court reírse* de algn/algo I'd be laughed out of court se reirían de mí to rule sth out of court rechazar* algo de plano (before noun/delante del nombre) court action acción (feminine) judicial court hearing vista (feminine) court official funcionario, (masculine, feminine) del juzgado court proceedings proceso (masculine)
    Oraciones de ejemplo
    • By June this year, the Task Force had successfully commenced 17 criminal prosecutions in the courts of law with only three of the prosecuted cases falling through.
    • Even in a court of law the judge accepts my expert witness opinion without adulteration or hesitation, and you are not beyond the courts.
    • It is inherent in the proper conduct of judicial proceedings in a court of law.
    1.2out of court to settle out of court transigir* extrajudicialmente, llegar* a una transacción extrajudicial (before noun/delante del nombre) an out-of-court settlement una transacción or un arreglo extrajudicial 1.3 (building) juzgado (masculine)
    Oraciones de ejemplo
    • Visits to police stations, jails, courts and offices of the Human Rights Commission and Women's Commission will be part of the functions.
    • I met Catherine at the courts after lunch, both of us dreading the hours of grading and drills.
    • In the escort service, the police's main role was to supervise the transfer of remand prisoners between police stations and courts.
    Oraciones de ejemplo
    • The body was found at a house in St Nicholas Court.
    • The company started out at Isabella Court in Pickering and Phylward House in Harrogate.
    • Ronnie was the first in the band to buy it and we listened to it over and over at his Earl's Court flat.
  • 2 2.1 (of sovereign) corte (feminine) at court en la corte the Court of St James la Corona Británica to hold court [sovereign] recibir a la corte he was holding court in the bar estaba en el pub rodeado de admiradores to pay court to sb [dated/anticuado] rendirle* homenaje a algn many young men paid court to her muchos jóvenes le hacían la corte 2.2 (palace) palacio (masculine)
    Oraciones de ejemplo
    • He also continued his law career taking up residence at the courts of Mainz before 1670.
    • The re-established papacy soon transferred its court to the Vatican Palace.
    • Red deer, along with various wildfowl and fish, were all important elements in the menus of the royal court of Henry VIII.
    Oraciones de ejemplo
    • The expansion of trade along the Thames, and the broadening power of the royal court led to a London property boom.
    • They also transacted business for the imperial court and were awarded ranks and privileges.
    • Leonardo clearly believed that wealth, patronage, and political power lay in the courts to the east of mainland Europe.
  • 4 (courtyard) patio (masculine)
    Oraciones de ejemplo
    • Vaulted archways lead to shaded courts, while gardens surround the buildings on all sides.
    • Traditional Cambridge colleges, modelled on monastic cloisters, consist of courts surrounded by walls of individual rooms.
    • The most important room on view is the Harem, a compound of around 300 shining tiled chambers on several levels, connected by arcaded courts and fountain gardens.
  • 5 (British English/inglés británico) [Clothing/Indumentaria] zapato (masculine) (de) salón

transitive verb/verbo transitivo

  • 1.1 (woo) [girl] [dated/anticuado] cortejar [anticuado], hacerle* la corte a [anticuado] she was being courted by a young officer un joven oficial la cortejaba or le hacía la corte the party is courting the youth vote el partido está tratando de ganarse el voto joven 1.2 (seek) [danger/fame/favor] buscar*; [disaster] exponerse* a he's courting death está tentando al destino

intransitive verb/verbo intransitivo

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