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court-mar·tial

(kôrt′mär′shəl)
n. pl. courts-mar·tial (kôrts′-)
1. A military or naval court of officers appointed by a commander to try persons for offenses under military law.
2. A trial by such a military tribunal.
tr.v. court-mar·tialed, court-mar·tial·ing, court-mar·tials also court-mar·tialled or court-mar·tial·ling
To try by military tribunal.

[From martial court.]

court′-mar`tial

(ˈkɔrt, ˈkoʊrt)

n., pl. courts-mar•tial, court-mar•tials, n.
1. a military court appointed by a commander to try armed forces personnel charged with infractions of military law.
2. a trial by such a court.
v.t.
3. to arraign and try by court-martial.
[1650–60; earlier martial court]

court-martial


Past participle: court-martialled
Gerund: court-martialling

Imperative
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Present
I court-martial
you court-martial
he/she/it court-martials
we court-martial
you court-martial
they court-martial
Preterite
I court-martialled
you court-martialled
he/she/it court-martialled
we court-martialled
you court-martialled
they court-martialled
Present Continuous
I am court-martialling
you are court-martialling
he/she/it is court-martialling
we are court-martialling
you are court-martialling
they are court-martialling
Present Perfect
I have court-martialled
you have court-martialled
he/she/it has court-martialled
we have court-martialled
you have court-martialled
they have court-martialled
Past Continuous
I was court-martialling
you were court-martialling
he/she/it was court-martialling
we were court-martialling
you were court-martialling
they were court-martialling
Past Perfect
I had court-martialled
you had court-martialled
he/she/it had court-martialled
we had court-martialled
you had court-martialled
they had court-martialled
Future
I will court-martial
you will court-martial
he/she/it will court-martial
we will court-martial
you will court-martial
they will court-martial
Future Perfect
I will have court-martialled
you will have court-martialled
he/she/it will have court-martialled
we will have court-martialled
you will have court-martialled
they will have court-martialled
Future Continuous
I will be court-martialling
you will be court-martialling
he/she/it will be court-martialling
we will be court-martialling
you will be court-martialling
they will be court-martialling
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been court-martialling
you have been court-martialling
he/she/it has been court-martialling
we have been court-martialling
you have been court-martialling
they have been court-martialling
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been court-martialling
you will have been court-martialling
he/she/it will have been court-martialling
we will have been court-martialling
you will have been court-martialling
they will have been court-martialling
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been court-martialling
you had been court-martialling
he/she/it had been court-martialling
we had been court-martialling
you had been court-martialling
they had been court-martialling
Conditional
I would court-martial
you would court-martial
he/she/it would court-martial
we would court-martial
you would court-martial
they would court-martial
Past Conditional
I would have court-martialled
you would have court-martialled
he/she/it would have court-martialled
we would have court-martialled
you would have court-martialled
they would have court-martialled
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.court-martial - a military court to try members of the armed services who are accused of serious breaches of martial law
armed forces, armed services, military, military machine, war machine - the military forces of a nation; "their military is the largest in the region"; "the military machine is the same one we faced in 1991 but now it is weaker"
drumhead court-martial - a military court convened to hear urgent charges of offenses committed in action
special court-martial - a court-martial to try soldiers for offenses less serious that than those committed in action; consists of at least three officers
military court - a judicial court of commissioned officers for the discipline and punishment of military personnel
2.court-martial - a trial that is conducted by a military court
trial - (law) the determination of a person's innocence or guilt by due process of law; "he had a fair trial and the jury found him guilty"; "most of these complaints are settled before they go to trial"
armed forces, armed services, military, military machine, war machine - the military forces of a nation; "their military is the largest in the region"; "the military machine is the same one we faced in 1991 but now it is weaker"
military law - the body of laws and rules of conduct administered by military courts for the discipline, trial, and punishment of military personnel
Verb1.court-martial - subject to trial by court-martial
adjudicate, try, judge - put on trial or hear a case and sit as the judge at the trial of; "The football star was tried for the murder of his wife"; "The judge tried both father and son in separate trials"
Translations

court-martial

[ˈkɔːtˈmɑːʃəl]
A. N (courts-martial, court-martials (pl)) → consejo m de guerra, tribunal m militar
B. VTjuzgar en consejo de guerra

court-martial

[ˈkɔːtˈmɑːʃl] vtprocessare in corte f marziale

court

(koːt) noun
1. a place where legal cases are heard. a magistrates' court; the High Court.
2. the judges and officials of a legal court. The accused is to appear before the court on Friday.
3. a marked-out space for certain games. a tennis-court; a squash court.
4. the officials, councillors etc of a king or queen. the court of King James.
5. the palace of a king or queen. Hampton Court.
6. an open space surrounded by houses or by the parts of one house.
verb
1. to try to win the love of; to woo.
2. to try to gain (admiration etc).
3. to seem to be deliberately risking (disaster etc).
ˈcourtier (-tiə) noun
a member of the court of a king or queen. He was one of King James' courtiers.
ˈcourtly adjective
having fine manners.
ˈcourtliness noun
ˈcourtship noun
courting or wooing.
ˈcourthouse noun
a building where legal cases are held.
ˌcourt-ˈmartialplural ˌcourts-ˈmartial noun
a court held by officers of the armed forces to try offences against discipline.
ˈcourtyard noun
a court or enclosed ground beside, or surrounded by, a building. the courtyard of the castle.