court of law

court of law
noun (C) a place where law cases are judged; court 1 (1)

Longman dictionary of contemporary English. 2004.

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  • court of law — court of law: court (1); specif: a court that hears cases and decides them on the basis of statutes and common law compare court of equity Merriam Webster’s Dictionary of Law. Merriam Webster. 1996 …   Law dictionary

  • court of law — ˌcourt of ˈlaw also ˈlaw court noun [countable] LAW a place where law cases are judged: • When a doctor is proved to have lied in a court of law, it is a matter of the utmost seriousness. * * * court of law UK US noun [C] (plural courts of law) ( …   Financial and business terms

  • court of law — also law court plural courts of law n a place where law cases are judged = ↑court …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • court of law — noun count a court where legal trials take place …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • court of law — court′ of law′ n. law an arm of the judicial branch of government that hears cases and administers justice, usu. on the basis of legislation or precedent …   From formal English to slang

  • court of law — noun a tribunal that is presided over by a magistrate or by one or more judges who administer justice according to the laws • Syn: ↑court, ↑lawcourt, ↑court of justice • Hypernyms: ↑court, ↑tribunal, ↑judicature * * * : a court that hears cases… …   Useful english dictionary

  • court of law — courts of law N COUNT When you refer to a court of law, you are referring to a legal court, especially when talking about the evidence that might be given in a trial. We have a witness who would swear to it in a court of law …   English dictionary

  • court of law — UK / US noun [countable] Word forms court of law : singular court of law plural courts of law a court where legal trials take place …   English dictionary

  • county court at law — n often cap C&C&L: a court in some of the more populated counties of Texas that takes on some of the responsibilities of the constitutional county court Merriam Webster’s Dictionary of Law. Merriam Webster. 1996 …   Law dictionary

  • enforceable in a court of law — index legal Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • formal examination by a court of law — index trial (legal proceeding) Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

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