Meaning of “civil court” in the English Dictionary

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"civil court" in Business English

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civil courtnoun [ C ]

uk us LAW

a court of law that deals with disagreements between individual people or private companies, rather than with criminal activity:

He was charged with insider trading by the Securities and Exchange Commission in a $90 million suit in civil court.

(Definition of “civil court” from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)