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Meaning of "superior court" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF SUPERIOR COURT

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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF SUPERIOR COURT

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Superior court is a noun.
A noun is a type of word the meaning of which determines reality. Nouns provide the names for all things: people, objects, sensations, feelings, etc.

WHAT DOES SUPERIOR COURT MEAN IN ENGLISH?

superior court

Superior court

In common law systems, a superior court is a court of general competence which typically has unlimited jurisdiction with regard to civil and criminal legal cases. A superior court is "superior" relative to a court with limited jurisdiction, which is restricted to civil cases involving monetary amounts with a specific limit, or criminal cases involving offenses of a less serious nature. A superior court may hear appeals from lower courts.

Definition of superior court in the English dictionary

The definition of superior court in the dictionary is a court of general jurisdiction ranking above the inferior courts and below courts of last resort.

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE SUPERIOR COURT

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superintendencies
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superintendent
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WORDS THAT END LIKE SUPERIOR COURT

Boulogne-Billancourt
circuit court
county court
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criminal court
district court
divorce court
family court
Federal court
go to court
juvenile court
kangaroo court
out of court
out-of-court
Port Harcourt
Prix Goncourt
Supreme Court
tennis court
the ball is in your court
traffic court
trial court

Synonyms and antonyms of superior court in the English dictionary of synonyms

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Translation of «superior court» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF SUPERIOR COURT

Find out the translation of superior court to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of superior court from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «superior court» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

上级法院
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

tribunal superior
570 millions of speakers

English

superior court
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

सुपीरियर कोर्ट
380 millions of speakers
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Translator English - Arabic

المحكمة العليا
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

Вышестоящий суд
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

Superior Tribunal de Justiça
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

উচ্চ আদালত
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

cour supérieure
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Mahkamah unggul
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

Superior Court
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

上位裁判所
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

고등 법원
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Pangadilan unggul
85 millions of speakers
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Translator English - Vietnamese

tòa án tối cao
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

உயர் நீதிமன்றம்
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

वरिष्ठ न्यायालय
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

yüksek Mahkeme
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

corte superiore
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

sąd Najwyższy
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

вищестоящий суд
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

instanțe superioare
30 millions of speakers
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Translator English - Greek

ανώτερο δικαστήριο
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

hoërhof
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

Överdomstolen
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

ordnet domstol
5 millions of speakers

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «SUPERIOR COURT»

The term «superior court» is quite widely used and occupies the 29.559 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «SUPERIOR COURT» OVER TIME

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Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about superior court

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10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «SUPERIOR COURT»

Discover the use of superior court in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to superior court and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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Win Your Lawsuit: Sue in California Superior Court Without a ...
Written by Roderic Duncan, a retired California Superior Court judge, this book includes the legal insight and practical tips that only a judge with over 25 years of experience can provide.
Roderic Duncan Judge, 2010
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How to Change Your Name in California
The superior court for your county is where you'll file your name change petition. If you don't know the location of your county courthouse, you can look it up in the government section of your phone book or find it online. Some of the larger ...
Lisa Sedano Attorney, 2011
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Reports of Cases Adjudged in the Superior Court and Supreme ...
To which is Subjoined, Sundry Law Points Adjudged, and Rules of Practice Adopted in the Superior Court Connecticut. Superior Court, Jesse Root. Butler vers. Bissel. Bail exonerated by a final judgment in favor of the defendant, although ...
Connecticut. Superior Court, Jesse Root, 1798
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A Digest of the cases decided and reported in the Superior ...
from 1823 to Oct. 1836, with tables of the names of the cases, and of titles and references : being a supplement to Johnson's digest William Johnson, New York (State). Superior Court (New York) ...
William Johnson, New York (State). Superior Court (New York), 1838
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Digest of the reported decisions of the Superior court of ...
and of the Supreme Court of the State of Louisiana Territory of Orleans. Superior Court, Louisiana. Supreme Court. Cox ad. Rothschild el al. 2 L. R. 281. Cox v. Martin's heirs, 12 M. R. 361. Cox ad. Dressen, 12 M. R. 536. Craig ad. Byrd, 1 N. S. ...
Territory of Orleans. Superior Court, Louisiana. Supreme Court, 1834
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Reports of Cases Argued and Determined in the Superior Court ...
New Hampshire. Superior Court of Judicature. PREFACE. THE importance of a correct report of judicial proceedings, can be fully understood only by those, who are conversant with judicial tribunals. Much of the law in every country must ...
New Hampshire. Superior Court of Judicature, 1819
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Superseding and Staying Judgments: A National Compendium
I. Overview of Applicable Rules Superior Court Rule 62,5 like its federal counterpart, provides for an automatic stay of any superior court judgment for ten days after entry." This automatic stay does not apply to injunctions — which are covered ...
Roger Townsend, 2007
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Reports of Cases in the Superior Court of the Territory of ...
Containing the Decisions of Those Courts from the Autumn Term, 1809, to the March Term, 1830, and which Were Embraced in the Twenty Volumes of Fr. Xavier Martin's Reports: with Notes of Louisiana Cases, Wherein the Doctrines are ...
François Xavier Martin, Jesse Burton Harrison, 1839
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Louisiana Identity on Trial: The Superior Court Case of ...
Although a continuous flow of refugees entered America and its territories, almost ten thousand new émigrés landed in New Orleans from May 1809 to June 1810.143 Dormenon's case came before the Superior Court in June 1809, and Judge ...
Erica Robin Johnson, 2007
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The Washington State Constitution: A Reference Guide
Injunctions and writs of prohibition and of habeas corpus may be issued and served on legal holidays and nonjudicial days. This section establishes the jurisdiction of the superior court, just as the jurisdiction of the supreme court is prescribed ...
Robert F. Utter, Hugh D. Spitzer, 2002

3 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «SUPERIOR COURT»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term superior court is used in the context of the following news items.
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N.J. pension reform fight hits the state Supreme Court
A lower court ruled in February that Christie violated the rights of public employees ... Superior Court Judge Mary Jacobson ordered Christie to work with the ... «NJ.com, May 15»
2
Supreme Court refuses to block same-sex marriage; first wedding …
With those words, the New Jersey Supreme Court yesterday refused to put a temporary hold ... State Superior Court Judge Mary Jacobson agreed, ruling Sept. «Hunterdon County Democrat - NJ.com, Oct 13»
3
Aaron Hernandez Pleads Not Guilty To Murder Charge In Superior
Hernandez was arrested in June and pleaded not guilty to murder and weapons charges in district court. The indictment moved the case to superior court, where ... «CBS Local, Sep 13»

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« EDUCALINGO. Superior court [online]. Available <https://educalingo.com/en/dic-en/superior-court>. Dec 2019 ».
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