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criminal court

n.
A court empowered to hear and decide on cases involving offenses against criminal law.

crim′inal court′


n.
a court of law in which criminal cases are tried and determined.
[1590–1600]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.criminal court - a court having jurisdiction over criminal casescriminal court - a court having jurisdiction over criminal cases
court, judicature, tribunal - an assembly (including one or more judges) to conduct judicial business
night court - a criminal court (in large cities) that sits at night
Old Bailey - the central criminal court in London
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