HyperDic: tribunal

English > 1 sense of the word tribunal:
NOUNgrouptribunal, court, judicaturean assembly (including one or more judges) to conduct judicial business
tribunal > pronunciation
Soundstrahbyuw'nahl
Rhymesabdominal ... zoological: 2115 rhymes with ahl...
English > tribunal: 1 sense > noun 1, group
MeaningAn assembly (including one or more judges) to conduct judicial business.
Synonymscourt, judicature
MembersjuryA body of citizens sworn to give a true verdict according to the evidence presented in a court of law
PartsBenchThe magistrate or judge or judges sitting in court in judicial capacity to compose the court collectively
NarrowerForeign Intelligence Surveillance Court, F.I.S.C.A secret federal court created in 1978 by the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act
InquisitionA former tribunal of the Roman Catholic Church (1232-1820) created to discover and suppress heresy / heresy
International Court of Justice, World CourtA court established to settle disputes between members of the United Nations
Rota(Roman Catholic Church) the supreme ecclesiastical tribunal for cases appealed to the Holy See from diocesan courts
Star ChamberA former English court that became notorious for its arbitrary methods and severe punishments
appellate court, appeals court, court of appealsA court whose jurisdiction is to review decisions of lower courts or agencies
assizes, court of assize, court of assize and nisi priusThe county courts of England (replaced in 1971 by Crown courts)
chancery, court of chanceryA court with jurisdiction in equity
consistoryA church tribunal or governing body
court, lawcourt, court of law, law court, court of justiceA tribunal that is presided over by a magistrate or by one or more judges who administer justice according to the laws
criminal courtA court having jurisdiction over criminal cases
divorce courtA court having jurisdiction over the termination of marriage contracts
family court, domestic relations court, court of domestic relationsA court in some states in the United States that has jurisdiction over family disputes (especially those involving children)
federal courtA court establish by the authority of a federal government
inferior court, lower courtAny court whose decisions can be appealed to a higher court
juvenile courtA court having jurisdiction over dependent and delinquent children
kangaroo courtAn irregular unauthorized court
military courtA judicial court of commissioned officers for the discipline and punishment of military personnel
moot courtA mock court where law students argue hypothetical cases
police courtA court that has power to prosecute for minor offenses and to bind over for trial in a superior court anyone accused / accused of serious offenses
probate courtA court having jurisdiction over the probate of wills and the administration of estates
quarter sessionsA local court with criminal jurisdiction and sometimes administrative functions
superior courtAny court that has jurisdiction above an inferior court
supreme court, state supreme court, high courtThe highest court in most states of the United States
traffic courtA court that has power to prosecute for traffic offenses
trial courtThe first court before which the facts of a case are decided
BroaderassemblyA group of persons who are gathered together for a common purpose
Spanishcorte, juzgado, tribunal
Catalanjutjat, tribunal

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