Meaning of “county court” in the English Dictionary

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"county court" in British English

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county courtnoun [ C ]

uk /ˌkaʊn.ti ˈkɔːt/ us /ˌkaʊn.t̬i ˈkɔːrt/

Examples from literature

  • Most royal writs were addressed to the sheriff and county courts. 
  • The county courts met twice yearly. 
  • The incumbent was appointed by the county court, which consisted of five members. 
  • The justices so elected choose one of their own body as presiding justice of the county court. 

(Definition of “county court” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"county court" in Business English

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county courtnoun [ C ]

uk us

LAW in England and Wales, and some parts of the US, a local law court that deals with cases that do not involve serious crimes

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

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