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court US English

A tribunal presided over by a judge, judges, or a magistrate in civil and criminal cases

court US Thesaurus

the court found him guilty

court New Oxford Dictionary for Writers & Editors

capital in names of specific courts, e.g. Court of Appeal, Court of Claims

court of law in court US English

A tribunal presided over by a judge, judges, or a magistrate in civil and criminal cases

Court, Margaret Smith US English

(1942-), Australian tennis player. She won more Grand Slam events (62) than any other player

in court US English

Appearing as a party or an attorney in a court of law

law court US English

A court of law

civil court US English

A court dealing with noncriminal cases

clay court US English

A tennis court with a surface of hardened clay

court card US English

British term for face card.

court case US English

A dispute between two parties that is decided in a court of law

court costs US English

Legal expenses, especially those allowed in favor of the winning party or against the losing party in a suit

court dress US English

Formal clothing worn at a royal court

court hand US English

A notoriously illegible style of handwriting used in English courts of law until banned in 1731

court order US English

A direction issued by a court or a judge requiring a person to do or not do something

court roll US English

The record kept by a manorial court of rent paid and property held by tenants

court shoe US English

A woman’s plain, lightweight shoe that has a low-cut upper, no fastening, and typically a medium heel

Crown Court US English

(In England and Wales) a court of criminal jurisdiction, which deals with serious offences and appeals referred from the magistrates' courts

food court US English

An area, typically in a shopping mall, where fast-food outlets, tables, and chairs are located

front court US English

The part of a basketball court where each team tries to score against its opponent

grass court US English

A tennis court with a surface of grass

hard court US English

A tennis court surfaced with asphalt or another hard material

high court US English

A supreme court of justice

hold court US English

Be the center of attention amid a crowd of one’s admirers

lower court US English

A court whose decisions may be overruled by another court on appeal

Lyon Court US English

The court over which the Lyon King of Arms presides

moot court US English

A mock court at which law students argue imaginary cases for practice

night court US English

A criminal court that holds sessions at night for granting bail and quickly disposing of charges

prize court US English

A naval court that adjudicates on the distribution of ships and property captured in the course of naval warfare

tout court US English

With no addition or qualification; simply

trial court US English

A court of law where cases are tried in the first place, as opposed to an appeals court

youth court US English

A court of law responsible for the trial of young offenders, (in the UK) replacing the former juvenile courts

high court New Oxford Dictionary for Writers & Editors

a supreme court of justice; the High Court or the High Court of Justice UK court of unlimited civil jurisdiction

tout court New Oxford Dictionary for Writers & Editors

with no addition or qualification

appeal court US English

A court that hears appeals, especially (the Appeal Court) the Court of Appeal

appeals court US English

A court that hears appeals from a lower court

county court US English

A court in some states with civil and criminal jurisdiction for a given county


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