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noun as in judiciary

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Elsewhere, courts throughout the country have placed limits on speech this year.

Higher courts, including the Supreme Court had refused to intercede, and the stay was to expire tonight.

By 2012, the marriage equality movement had won in courts and legislatures—but not at the ballot box.

“Do not use complaints, courts and lawyers to beat and to silence the enemy,” the NOA activists wrote.

And now the Chinese courts have effectively signed their name to it.

Austria's fall was due to the lethargy and hesitation of the courts of Berlin and St. Petersburg.

When you came to appear before me, who required these things at your hands, that you should walk in my courts?

Common law means the decisions made by the state and federal courts.

In the courts of princes and wealthy natives the vessels and tubes are lavishly adorned with precious metals.

The federal government also has three courts corresponding somewhat to the courts established by the states.


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On this page you'll find 8 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to courts, such as: assizes, bar, bench, court, judicature, and justices.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.