court of record

noun phrase

Definition of court of record

: a court whose acts and proceedings are kept on permanent record

First Known Use of court of record

15th century, in the meaning defined above

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“Court of record.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/court%20of%20record. Accessed 18 Sep. 2020.

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court of record

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: a court whose acts and proceedings are kept on permanent record

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