Definition of law court noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary


law court

BrE BrE//ˈlɔː kɔːt//
; NAmE NAmE//ˈlɔː kɔːrt//
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= court of law He has a job as an interpreter in the law courts. Which Word?court / law court / court of law All these words can be used to refer to a place where legal trials take place. Court and (formal) court of law usually refer to the actual room where cases are judged. Courtroom is also used for this. Law court (British English) is more often used to refer to the building:The prison is opposite the law court. Courthouse is used for this in North American English.
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