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  • EN [ kɔːt]
  • US [ kɔːrt]

English definition


  • 1. an assembly (including one or more judges) to conduct judicial business

  • 2. the sovereign and his advisers who are the governing power of a state

  • 3. a specially marked area within which a game is played;

    • "players had to reserve a court in advance"
  • 4. a room in which a law court sits;

    • "television cameras were admitted in the courtroom"
  • 5. a yard wholly or partly surrounded by walls or buildings;

    • "the house was built around an inner court"
  • 6. the residence of a sovereign or nobleman;

    • "the king will visit the duke's court"
  • 7. the family and retinue of a sovereign or prince

  • 8. a hotel for motorists; provides direct access from rooms to parking area

  • 9. respectful deference;

    • "pay court to the emperor"


  • 1. make amorous advances towards;

    • "John is courting Mary"
  • 2. seek someone's favor;

    • "China is wooing Russia"
  • 3. engage in social activities leading to marriage;

    • "We were courting for over ten years"

Example sentences

  • The government does not recognize the legality of this court.

  • The court visits all costs upon them.

  • The judge pronounced for the defendant, and also said that his opponent should pay the court costs.

  • The mother was taken to court for kicking the children around.

  • They marked out the tennis court with white paint.

  • The court was asked to make allowances for his age.

  • The findings of the court will be published on Wednesday.

  • Civil court proceedings are notoriously slow.

  • The officer was convicted of desertion at a court martial.

  • Peter has been brought before the court on a charge of drunken driving.

  • The court required that he should pay the fine.

  • The actress is asking the court to protect her from an obsessive fan who is making her life a misery.

  • Qu Yuan suffered banishment as the victim of a court intrigue.

  • He called me Jones tout court.

  • The court laid the young thief under an obligation to report to the police station once a week.

  • He appeared nonchalant in court even when the judge ordered him to pay £1000.

  • The court absolved him of all responsibility for the accident.

  • He began a suit in a local court.

  • A writ was filed in the High Court.

  • The court ruled that Ms Hill had been unfairly dismissed.

  • The Appeal Court set aside the prisoner's sentence.

  • the Clerk of the Court

  • He was convicted at a court martial.

  • Supporters were forcibly removed from the court.

  • The case was referred to a higher court.

  • She was asked to recount the details of the conversation to the court.

  • The court will make its ruling on the case next week.

  • It was a lie, tout court.

  • The Government is anxious to keep the whole case out of court.

  • A court at Tampa, Florida has convicted five officials on drugs charges.

Phrase collocation

  • go to court

    take legal action

  • in court

    appearing as a party or an advocate in a court of law

  • out of court

    before a legal hearing can take place

    • they are trying to settle the squabble out of court.

    • [as modifier]an out-of-court settlement.

    treated as impossible or not worthy of consideration

    • the price would put it out of court for most private buyers.

  • pay court to

    To flatter with solicitous overtures in an attempt to obtain something or clear away antagonism.

    To seek someone's love; woo.

Synonym discrimination

  • playground, stadium, gymnasium, court


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