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

Translation of court in German:

noun

  • 1
    Hof, der
    (British English) (quadrangle)
    [Innen]hof [des/eines Colleges] (in Cambridge)
    (hall in building)
    Halle, die
  • 2 (Sport)
    Spielfeld, das
    (Tennis, Squash also)
    Platz, der
  • 3
    (of sovereign) Hof, der
    the Court of St James's (British English)
    der englische Königshof
    hold court
    [figurative]
    Hof halten [humorous]
  • 4 (Law)
    Gericht, das
    (courtroom)
    Gerichtssaal, der
    court of law or justice
    Gerichtshof, der
    go to court [over something]
    [wegen od. mit etwas] vor Gericht gehen
    take somebody to court
    jemanden vor Gericht bringen od. verklagen
    appear in court the case comes up in court today
    der Fall wird heute verhandelt
    settle something in court
    etwas gerichtlich klären
    out of court
    außergerichtlich
    [figurative]
    indiskutabel
    rule/laugh something out of court
    [figurative]
    etwas verwerfen/auslachen
    Court of First Instance
  • 6no art. [dated] (attentions)pay court to somebody
    jemanden hofieren [archaic]
    pay court to a woman
    einer Frau den Hof machen [archaic]

transitive verb

  • 1 (woo)court somebody
    jemanden umwerben
    courting couple
    Liebespärchen, das
    are they courting?
    sind sie ein Pärchen?
  • 3
    [figurative]
    suchen (Gunst, Ruhm, Gefahr)
    he is courting disaster/danger
    er wandelt am Rande des Abgrunds [figurative] [formal]
    court death
    sein Leben riskieren

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