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state courtnoun [C or U]

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LAW in the US, a court that makes decisions about cases according to state laws rather than federal law: Federal courts must recognize class-action shareholder settlements approved by state courts.in state court They may sue for damages in state court under state disability rights laws. A judge ruled that the state court system has jurisdiction in the case.
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