Meaning of “High Court” in the English Dictionary

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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 law court in England and Wales for civil trials (= trials involving disagreements between people or companies) rather than criminal trials, and where decisions made in regional courts can be considered again:

The financier could be more than £1m poorer after losing his High Court battle with his former company.

a law court in Scotland for criminal trials

(Definition of “High Court” from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)