courtroom
noun Date: 1677 a room in which a court of law is held

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  • courtroom — court‧room [ˈkɔːtruːm, rʊm ǁ ˈkɔːrt ] noun [countable] LAW a room in a law court where cases are judged: • He smiled and waved to his supporters as he left the crowded courtroom. * * * courtroom UK US /ˈkɔːtrʊm/ noun [C] ► LAW a room in which a… …   Financial and business terms

  • courtroom — court·room n: a room where court is held Merriam Webster’s Dictionary of Law. Merriam Webster. 1996. courtroom I …   Law dictionary

  • courtroom — [kôrt′ro͞om΄] n. a room in which a law court is held …   English World dictionary

  • Courtroom — A courtroom is the actual enclosed space in which a judge regularly holds court. A small courtroom in Bern, Switzerland. The schedule of official court proceedings is called a docket; the term is also synonymous with a court s caseload as a whole …   Wikipedia

  • courtroom — UK [ˈkɔː(r)tˌruːm] / US [ˈkɔrtˌrum] noun [countable] Word forms courtroom : singular courtroom plural courtrooms a room where legal cases are judged Cheers rose from the courtroom when the verdict was given. a bitter courtroom battle …   English dictionary

  • courtroom — court|room [ kɔrt,rum ] noun count * a room where legal cases are judged: Cheers rose from the courtroom when the verdict was given. a bitter courtroom battle …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • courtroom — noun Courtroom is used before these nouns: ↑bailiff, ↑drama, ↑scene, ↑showdown …   Collocations dictionary

  • courtroom — [[t]kɔ͟ː(r)truːm[/t]] courtrooms N COUNT A courtroom is a room in which a legal court meets. Syn: court …   English dictionary

  • courtroom — /kawrt roohm , room , kohrt /, n. a room in which the sessions of a law court are held. [1670 80; COURT + ROOM] * * * …   Universalium

  • courtroom — noun The room where a judge presides over hearings and trials, sometimes with a jury …   Wiktionary

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