bench

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bench

noun

Definition of BENCH

1
a public official having authority to decide questions of law <appealed to the bench for leniency>
Synonyms adjudicator, beak [chiefly British], bench, court, jurist, justice, magistrate
2
an assembly of persons for the administration of justice <a ruling from the bench is expected any day now>
Synonyms bar, bench, forum, tribunal

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