HyperDic: supreme_court

English > 2 senses of the expression Supreme Court / supreme court:
NOUNgroupSupreme Court, Supreme Court of the United States, United States Supreme Courtthe highest federal court in the United States
groupsupreme court, state supreme court, high courtthe highest court in most states of the United States
English > Supreme Court: 2 senses > noun 1, group
MeaningThe highest federal court in the United States; has final / final appellate jurisdiction and has jurisdiction over all other courts in the nation.
SynonymsSupreme Court of the United States, United States Supreme Court
Categorylaw, jurisprudenceThe collection of rules imposed by authority
Member ofjudicial branchThe branch of the United States government responsible / responsible for the administration of justice
Broaderfederal courtA court establish by the authority of a federal government
Spanishcorte suprema
English > supreme court: 2 senses > noun 2, group
MeaningThe highest court in most states of the United States.
Synonymsstate supreme court, high court
Categorylaw, jurisprudenceThe collection of rules imposed by authority
Broadercourt, tribunal, judicatureAn assembly (including one or more judges) to conduct judicial business
Spanishcorte suprema, tribunal supremo
Catalantribunal suprem

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