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Supreme Court

n. Abbr. SC or Sup.Ct.
1. The highest federal court in the United States, consisting of nine justices and having jurisdiction over all other courts in the nation.
2. supreme court The highest court in most states within the United States. Also called high court.

Supreme Court

(in the US) n
1. (Law) the highest Federal court, possessing final appellate jurisdiction and exercising supervisory jurisdiction over the lower courts
2. (Law) (in many states) the highest state court

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n.
1. the highest court of the U.S.
2. (l.c.) the highest court of a state or, in some states, a court of general jurisdiction subordinate to an appeals court.

Supreme Court

The highest federal court in the United States, with authority over all other courts, and to which appeals may be made against the judgments of lower courts.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.Supreme Court - the highest federal court in the United StatesSupreme Court - the highest federal court in the United States; has final appellate jurisdiction and has jurisdiction over all other courts in the nation
federal court - a court establish by the authority of a federal government
judicial branch - the branch of the United States government responsible for the administration of justice
law, jurisprudence - the collection of rules imposed by authority; "civilization presupposes respect for the law"; "the great problem for jurisprudence to allow freedom while enforcing order"
2.supreme court - the highest court in most states of the United States
court, judicature, tribunal - an assembly (including one or more judges) to conduct judicial business
law, jurisprudence - the collection of rules imposed by authority; "civilization presupposes respect for the law"; "the great problem for jurisprudence to allow freedom while enforcing order"
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Supreme Court

n (Am) the Supreme Courtla corte suprema
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