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small claims courtnoun [C]

us   /smɔl ˈkleɪmz ˌkɔrt, ˌkoʊrt/
a court where legal action can be taken against a person who owes a small amount of money
(Definition of small claims court from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “small claims court”
in Chinese (Simplified) (尤指受理商业欺诈索赔的)小额赔偿法院…
in Chinese (Traditional) (尤指受理商業詐欺索賠的)小額索償法院…
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