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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 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

court-martial US English

A judicial court for trying members of the armed services accused of offenses against military law


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