circuit court
noun Date: 1708 a court that sits at two or more places within one judicial district

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  • circuit court — ☆ circuit court n. any court that holds sessions in various locations within its judicial district …   English World dictionary

  • circuit court — circuit ,court noun count * one of a number of courts of law in an area that a judge visits regularly in order to deal with local cases …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

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  • circuit court — noun : a court that sits at two or more places within one judicial district: as a. : an English court authorized by commission from the crown that is held in one of the seven circuits of the kingdom by a judge designated by the lord chancellor to …   Useful english dictionary

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  • circuit court — noun Circuit court is used before these nouns: ↑judge …   Collocations dictionary

  • circuit court — At the electrical college. I demand a re volt for the amp sentees! Take it to circuit court! This is current events, folks ohm my! see picture …   English expressions

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