Meaning of “court” - Learner’s Dictionary

court

noun [ C, U ] us uk /kɔːt/
She told a friend that she'd lied in court.She was driven to court under police escort.He has hired two lawyers to defend him in court.The court ruled that he had acted improperly.The court gave her two weeks to pay the fine.
LAW

B2 the place where a judge decides whether someone is guilty of a crime:

The suspect appeared in court charged with robbery.
If they don't pay you can take them to court (= make them be judged in court).
the court

the judge and group of people at a trial who decide whether someone is guilty of a crime:

She told the court what happened on the night of the murder.
SPORT
ROYAL HOUSE

the official home of a king or queen and the people who live with them

→ See also High Court , the supreme court

(Definition of “court noun” from the Cambridge Learner’s Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)