Meaning of “district court” in the English Dictionary


"district court" in Business English

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district courtnoun [ C ]

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LAW in the US, one of the courts in the federal court system, which uses a jury to make decisions about a crime or legal argument:

Bankruptcy courts are separate units of the district courts, and have exclusive jurisdiction over bankruptcy cases.

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