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High Court

noun [S]
 
 
LAW
a law court in England and Wales for civil trials (= trials involving disagreements between people or companies) rather than criminal trials, and where decisions made in regional courts can be considered again: The financier could be more than £1m poorer after losing his High Court battle with his former company.
a law court in Scotland for criminal trials
Translations of “High Court”
in Chinese (Traditional) (英格蘭和威爾士的)最高法院…
in Russian Верховный суд…
in Turkish Yargıtay, Yüksek Mahkeme…
in Chinese (Simplified) (英格兰和威尔士的)最高法院…
in Polish Sąd Najwyższy…
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