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court
British English: /kɔːt/
American English: /kɔrt/

Translation of court in French:

noun

  • 1 (Law) to appear in court
    comparaître devant un tribunal
    to say in court that …
    dire au tribunal que …
    to bring something to court
    amener quelque chose devant le tribunal
    to go to court
    aller devant les tribunaux or en justice (over pour)
    to take somebody to court
    poursuivre quelqu'un en justice
    to rule something out of court
    décreter que quelque chose est irrecevable
    to settle something out of court
    régler quelque chose à l'amiable
    in open court in closed court
    before n (case, action)
    judiciaire
    (decision, hearing, ruling)
    du tribunal
  • 2 (Sport) (for tennis, squash)
    (for basketball) terrain (m)
    X is on court at the moment
    X joue en ce moment
  • 3 (of sovereign) to hold court
    [figurative]
    tenir cour

transitive verb

  • 1 (dated) ou [figurative] (try to gain love of)
    courtiser (woman, voters, customers)
  • 2 (seek)
    rechercher (affection, favour, controversy)
    courir à (failure, disaster)
    chercher (trouble)

intransitive verb

[dated]
  • (couple)
    se fréquenter
    he's courting
    il a une petite amie
    a courting couple
    un couple d'amoureux
    in our courting days
    avant notre mariage

Idioms

to get laughed out of court

se rendre complètement ridicule

to laugh somebody out of court

tourner quelqu'un en ridicule

[dated]
to pay court to somebody

faire la cour à quelqu'un

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