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tribunal
pl tribunaux

Translation of tribunal in English:

nom masculin

  • 2 [figuré] tribunal de l'histoire/de l'humanité
    the judgment seat of history/humanity
    tribunal de Dieu, tribunal suprême
    the judgment seat of God
    le tribunal des hommes
    the justice of men
    le tribunal de l'opinion
    the bar of public opinion
    s'ériger en tribunal du goût/des mœurs
    to set oneself up as an arbiter of taste/morals

Compounds

tribunal administratif

tribunal de commerce

  • (court dealing with trade disputes)

tribunal correctionnel

  • (court trying criminal cases of a fairly serious nature)

tribunal ecclésiastique

  • ecclesiastical court

tribunal d'exception

  • specialized court

tribunal de grande instance

  • higher level court (presided over by three judges dealing with cases of a fairly serious nature)

tribunal incompétent

  • unqualified court

tribunal d'instance

tribunal militaire

tribunal de police

tribunal pour enfants

tribunal de première instance

tribunal révolutionnaire

  • revolutionary tribunal

Tribunal pénal international

  • International Criminal Tribunal

Tribunal de Première Instance des Communautés Européennes

, TPICE

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