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English definition of “court”

court

  /kɔːt/ noun
the place where a judge decides if someone has done a crime: The suspect appeared in court charged with robbery.
B1 an area for playing a sport: a tennis court
the home of a king or queen and the people who live with them
(Definition of court noun from the Cambridge Essential Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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