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night court Syllabification: night court

Definition of night court in English:


A criminal court that holds sessions at night for granting bail and quickly disposing of charges.
Example sentences
  • Production begins this summer with stories focusing on the lives of prosecutors, defense attorneys and accused criminals in the night court of New York city.
  • The bail hearing wouldn't take place for another hour, night court at seven-thirty, which in reality meant it might not actually happen till nine.
  • And you know, when I was college age, I remember when I was in college, for of cheap date on a Friday night, I would take the girl to night court.

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