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small claims court

noun [C or U] uk   us  
a law court that deals with claims for small amounts of money, especially from people who believe that they have had money taken from them unfairly by a business
Translations of “small claims court”
in Chinese (Traditional) (尤指受理商業詐欺索賠的)小額索償法院…
in Chinese (Simplified) (尤指受理商业欺诈索赔的)小额赔偿法院…
(Definition of small claims court from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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