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court of law

noun [C]
 
 
( plural courts of law) ( also law court)
LAW a place where trials and legal cases are decided, or the group of people who deal with legal cases there: This matter will need to be decided by a court of law.
(Definition of court of law from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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