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[kɔːt]
1. n
1) Law corte f , (room) aula

to take sb to court (over sth) — citare in tribunale qn (per qc)

to settle a case out of court — conciliare una causa in via amichevole

to rule out of court — dichiarare inammissibile

he was brought before the court on a charge of theft — fu processato sotto accusa di furto

2) (also: tennis court) campo da tennis
3) (royal) corte f
2. vt
(woo) corteggiare, fare la corte a, (fig: favour, popularity) cercare di conquistare, (death, disaster) sfiorare, rasentare
3. vi old
Culin corteggiarsi
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Cultural note: COURT In Inghilterra, Galles e Irlanda del Nord i processi penali per i reati più gravi si svolgono nella "Crown Court", davanti a un giudice e a una giuria popolare formata da 12 giurati. I reati minori sono invece di competenza delle "magistrates' courts", di fronte a un magistrato ma senza giuria. Le "local courts" si occupano della maggior parte dei processi civili di minore entità, mentre quelli più complessi vengono giudicati dalla "High Court". In appello, sia i processi penali che quelli civili si svolgono in primo grado di fronte alla "Court of Appeal" e in ultima istanza di fronte alla Camera dei Lord. Nel sistema giudiziario scozzese la High Court of Justiciary si occupa dei processi penali per i reati più gravi e le sheriff courts di quelli per i reati minori. La Court of Session rappresenta il tribunale civile di grado superiore. federal court www.hmcourts-service.gov.uk/

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