court of record

noun phrase

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

Word History

First Known Use

15th century, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of court of record was in the 15th century

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“Court of record.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/court%20of%20record. Accessed 25 Jun. 2024.

Legal Definition

court of record

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