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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
(Definition of High Court noun from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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