civil court

civil court

noun
1.
a court of law in which civil cases are tried and determined. See civil law ( def 1 ).
2.
a secular court as opposed to an ecclesiastical or military court.

Origin:
1550–1600

Dictionary.com Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2014.
Cite This Source Link To civil court
Explore Dictionary.com
Previous Definition: civil contempt
Next Definition: civil day
Words Near: civil court
More from Thesaurus.com
Synonyms and Antonyms for civil court
More from Reference.com
Search for articles containing civil court
More from Dictionary.com Translator
Dictionary.com Word FAQs

Dictionary.com presents 366 FAQs, incorporating some of the frequently asked questions from the past with newer queries.

Copyright © 2014 Dictionary.com, LLC. All rights reserved.
  • Please Login or Sign Up to use the Recent Searches feature