court court  /ˈkɔrt/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) an assembly (including one or more judges) to conduct judicial business
  2. (n) a room in which a lawcourt sits
  3. (n) the sovereign and his advisers who are the governing power of a state
  4. (n) a specially marked horizontal area within which a game is played
  5. (n) Australian woman tennis player who won many major championships (born in 1947)
  6. (n) the family and retinue of a sovereign or prince
  7. (n) a hotel for motorists; provides direct access from rooms to parking area
  8. (n) a tribunal that is presided over by a magistrate or by one or more judges who administer justice according to the laws
  9. (n) the residence of a sovereign or nobleman
  10. (n) an area wholly or partly surrounded by walls or buildings
  11. (n) respectful deference
  12. (v) make amorous advances towards
  13. (v) seek someone's favor
  14. (v) engage in social activities leading to marriage

Usage(s):

  1. Its controversial decision ended the election tangle but brought the high court as low as has been in years.
  2. After years of split decisions, America's highest court has found consensus on a range of issues.
  3. Neither Presidential candidate talks much about the courts.

News

  1. Court: Texas Inmate's Decades-Old Sentence Invalid

    Court upholds ruling that Texas inmate has spent decades in prison on invalid sentence        
    on June 13, 2013     Source: ABC News

  2. Court: NJ can sign lottery marketing contract

    A New Jersey appeals court has ruled that the state can move ahead with its plan to turn over sales and marketing of the New Jersey Lottery to a private vendor, but the panel still plans more hearings ...
    on June 12, 2013     Source: Associated Press via Yahoo! News

  3. Court Appearance for Cleveland Kidnap Case Suspect

    Court appearance scheduled for Cleveland man charged with kidnapping, raping 3 missing women        
    on June 12, 2013     Source: ABC News

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Quotes

  1. In a Twitter reply to one of her friends, Lohan wrote: "didn't we do our nails as a joke with our friend dc? It had nothing to do w/court. it's an airbrush design from a stencil xx."
    on Jul 8, 2010 By: Lindsay Lohan Source: Vancouver Sun

  2. "I think it would become both of their teams," said Syracuse coach Jim Boeheim, an assistant coach for the US team in China four years ago. "They are both such great players. At the Olympics, they were on the court at the same time and scored...
    on Jul 8, 2010 By: Jim Boeheim Source: The Associated Press

  3. "The Supreme Court, of course, has the responsibility of ensuring that our government never oversteps its proper bounds or violates the rights of individuals," she said. "But the court must also recognize the limits on itself and respect the...
    on Jul 5, 2010 By: Elena Kagan Source: Washington Post (blog)

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