lawcourt


lawcourt
n. court of law, group of persons headed by a judge that administer justice in civil and criminal cases

English contemporary dictionary. 2014.

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  • bench — n. & v. n. 1 a long seat of wood or stone for seating several people. 2 a working table, e.g. for a carpenter, mechanic, or scientist. 3 (prec. by the) a the office of judge or magistrate. b a judge s seat in a lawcourt. c a lawcourt. d judges… …   Useful english dictionary

  • Bench — n. & v. n. 1 a long seat of wood or stone for seating several people. 2 a working table, e.g. for a carpenter, mechanic, or scientist. 3 (prec. by the) a the office of judge or magistrate. b a judge s seat in a lawcourt. c a lawcourt. d judges… …   Useful english dictionary

  • plead — v. (past and past part. pleaded or esp. US, Sc., & dial. pled) 1 intr. (foll. by with) make an earnest appeal to. 2 intr. Law address a lawcourt as an advocate on behalf of a party. 3 tr. maintain (a cause) esp. in a lawcourt. 4 tr. Law declare… …   Useful english dictionary

  • sue — v. (sues, sued, suing) 1 tr. (also absol.) Law institute legal proceedings against (a person). 2 tr. (also absol.) entreat (a person). 3 intr. (often foll. by to, for) Law make application to a lawcourt for redress. 4 intr. (often foll. by to,… …   Useful english dictionary


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