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civil court

Syllabification: civ·il court

Definition of civil court in English:

noun

A court dealing with noncriminal cases.
Example sentences
  • It asks whether cameras should be allowed in Crown Court, magistrates' courts, the civil courts, appeal courts and others such as tribunals.
  • These courts became and remain civil courts of limited jurisdiction.
  • Medical malpractice cases are tort cases brought in civil court, in which either the plaintiffs or the defendants prevail.

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