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"courtroom" in British English

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courtroomnoun [C]

uk   /ˈkɔːt.rʊm/ /-ruːm/  us   /ˈkɔːrt-/
a ​room where a ​lawcourtmeets: The ​accusedentered the courtroom ​handcuffed to two ​policeofficers. It was a courtroom ​drama set in the 1960s.

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(Definition of courtroom from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"courtroom" in American English

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courtroomnoun [C]

 us   /ˈkɔrt·rum, ˈkoʊrt-, -rʊm/
a usually ​largeroom where ​trials and other ​legalcaseshappen
(Definition of courtroom from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

"courtroom" in Business English

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courtroomnoun [C]

uk   us   /ˈkɔːtrʊm/
LAW a ​room in which a ​court of ​lawmeets: A ​spokesman said the ​company would ​lodge an ​appeal against the decision, which ​follows a six-year courtroom ​battle.
(Definition of courtroom from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “courtroom”
in Arabic غُرفة المَحْكَمة…
in Korean 법정…
in Portuguese sala de audiência…
in Catalan sala de vistes…
in Japanese 法廷…
in Chinese (Simplified) 法庭, 审判室…
in Turkish mahkeme salonu…
in Russian зал суда…
in Chinese (Traditional) 法庭, 審判室…
in Italian aula del tribunale/di udienza…
in Polish sala rozpraw…
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