NounCourt is now in session.Court is adjourned for the day.
There was a large group of protesters outside the court.
a lawyer who has appeared in courts around the country
The case is before the state's highest court.
She's a judge on an appellate court.
The prosecution has new evidence to submit to the court.
Please explain to the court what happened that night.
The court ruled the law unconstitutional.
The court reversed the lower court's decision. Verb
The couple courted for two years before marrying.
He was courting his college sweetheart.
a pair of robins courting
The male will sometimes court the female for hours.
college teams courting high school basketball stars
The speech was clearly intended to court middle-class voters. See More
Recent Examples on the Web
In Brackeen, the court will decide the fate of the Indian Child Welfare Act.
Samantha Maltais, BostonGlobe.com, 24 Nov. 2022 When corrections officers called the names of inmates to be released after court, Rahman identified himself as another inmate who was set to be released, according to the sheriff's department.
Vic Verbalaitis, The Arizona Republic, 24 Nov. 2022 Throughout all of it, Race Thompson (20 points, 8 rebounds) was a force in his first game of the year without Jackson-Davis, his front court mate.
Wilson Moore, The Indianapolis Star, 24 Nov. 2022 Soon, fans – including at least one parent of an SDSU player – spilled out of the stands onto the court and moved toward the Arkansas coaches as security ushered them to their locker room.
Mark Zeigler, San Diego Union-Tribune, 24 Nov. 2022 Barrett denied the request to block the program without explanation, as is often the case on the court's emergency docket.
John Fritze, USA TODAY, 24 Nov. 2022 Many incidents also remain unresolved, with investigations underway or court proceedings ongoing.
Meredith Deliso, ABC News, 24 Nov. 2022 Upgrade their court style with this personalized tennis bag.
Lauren Hubbard, Town & Country, 24 Nov. 2022 The court sided with four survivors of the attack who brought a civil suit against the Dutch state for compensation.
Democrat-gazette Staff From Wire Reports, Arkansas Online, 24 Nov. 2022
Asked how Lake might court Taylor Robson’s support following the bitter attacks of the campaign, Lake offered a personal story from growing up as the youngest of nine siblings in Iowa.
Stacey Barchenger, USA TODAY, 5 Aug. 2022 Asked how Lake might court Taylor Robson’s support following the bitter attacks of the campaign, Lake offered a personal story from growing up as the youngest of nine siblings in Iowa.
Stacey Barchenger, The Arizona Republic, 4 Aug. 2022 McVay also continues to openly court free agent receiver Odell Beckham Jr. to re-sign with the Rams.
Gary Klein, Los Angeles Times, 1 Aug. 2022 The larger that group of people grows, the more companies and capital will try to court them—Neumann won’t be the only one.WIRED, 27 Aug. 2022 Of the three police agencies that took The Tribune to court over the release of Garrity statements, Cottonwood Heights later agreed to drop its litigation after The Tribune received the records.
Paighten Harkins, The Salt Lake Tribune, 15 Sep. 2022 However, payment is still outstanding, according to SDC, which is bringing Paradise Square to court to enforce the award.
Caitlin Huston, The Hollywood Reporter, 1 Aug. 2022 In fact, only Montreal and Toronto have seemed to consistently court Italian players, Sebastian Giovinco’s breakthrough in leading Toronto to an MLS Cup title in 2017 appearing to rekindle interest.
Frank Dell'apa, BostonGlobe.com, 19 July 2022 The Guardians may still not court the top players, but should be able to take a stronger run at those second-tier free agents out of reach in the past.
Tom Withers, ajc, 19 Oct. 2022 See More
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Middle English, from Anglo-French curt, court, from Latin cohort-, cohors enclosure, group, retinue, cohort, from co- + -hort-, -hors (akin to hortus garden) — more at yard