\ ˈskō-təs How to pronounce SCOTUS (audio) \

Definition of SCOTUS

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: the supreme court of the United States often used like a nicknameThe U.S. Supreme Court must decide soon whether to review the Kasky v. Nike decision. … SCOTUS should review this case and overturn the California ruling.National Review


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Definition of Scotus (Entry 2 of 3)

Duns — see duns scotus


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Definition of Scotus (Entry 3 of 3)

John — see erigena

First Known Use of SCOTUS

Abbreviation or noun

1879, in the meaning defined above

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“SCOTUS.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/SCOTUS. Accessed 19 January 2020.

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Legal Definition of SCOTUS

Supreme Court of the United States

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