High Court Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary
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"High Court" in British English

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High Courtnoun [C usually singular]

uk   us  
UK a ​lawcourt in ​England and ​Wales for ​trials of civilrather than ​criminalcases and where ​decisions made in ​localcourts can be ​considered againhigh court US →  the Supreme Court
(Definition of High Court from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"high court" in American English

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high courtnoun [U]

 /ˈhɑɪ ˈkɔrt, ˈkoʊrt/
infml the Supreme court
(Definition of high court from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

"High Court" in Business English

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High Courtnoun [S]

uk   us   LAW
a ​lawcourt in England and Wales for civiltrials (= ​trials involving disagreements between ​people or ​companies) rather than ​criminaltrials, and where decisions made in ​regionalcourts can be considered again: The ​financier could be more than £1m ​poorer after ​losing his High Court ​battle with his ​formercompany.
a ​lawcourt in Scotland for ​criminaltrials
(Definition of High Court from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “High Court”
in Chinese (Simplified) (英格兰和威尔士的)最高法院…
in Turkish Yargıtay, Yüksek Mahkeme…
in Russian Верховный суд…
in Chinese (Traditional) (英格蘭和威爾士的)最高法院…
in Polish Sąd Najwyższy…
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