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court

noun (LAW) 法律     /kɔːt/ US  /kɔːrt/
[C usually singular, U] (a large room in) a building where trials and other legal cases happen, or the people present in such a room, especially the officials and those deciding whether someone is guilty 法院;法庭;全体出庭人员;(尤指)全体审判人员 Protestors gathered outside the court to await the verdict. 抗议者聚集在法庭外等待判决。 He's due to appear in court again on Monday. 他定于周一再次出庭。 Please describe to the court exactly what you saw. 请向法官陈述你看到的真实情况。 the European Court of Human Rights 欧洲人权法院 The lack of evidence means that the case is unlikely to go to court. 缺乏证据意味着本案不大可能提交法庭。 Law courtsJudges and juries
take sb to court
to take legal action against someone 控告(某人) She's threatening to take me to court for not paying the bill on time. 她威胁说要起诉我未按时付账。 Taking legal action
settle (a case) out of court
to solve a legal disagreement without taking legal action 庭外和解 The newspaper has agreed to settle out of court. 这家报纸已同意庭外和解。 Accepting and agreeingAccepting and agreeing reluctantlyApproving and approval
(Definition of court noun (LAW) from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Simplified) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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