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courtroom

noun [C]  us   /ˈkɔrt·rum, ˈkoʊrt-, -rʊm/
a usually large room where trials and other legal cases happen
Translations of “courtroom”
in Korean 법정…
in Arabic غُرفة المَحْكَمة…
in Portuguese sala de audiência…
in Catalan sala de vistes…
in Japanese 法廷…
in Italian aula del tribunale/di udienza…
in Chinese (Traditional) 法庭, 審判室…
in Russian зал суда…
in Turkish mahkeme salonu…
in Chinese (Simplified) 法庭, 审判室…
in Polish sala rozpraw…
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