Definition of open court
- He testified in open court.
: having no enclosing or confining barrier : accessible on all or nearly all sides
: being in a position or adjustment to permit passage : not shut or locked
: having a barrier (such as a door) so adjusted as to allow passage
: to move (something, such as a door) from a closed position
: to make available for entry or passage by turning back (something, such as a barrier) or removing (something, such as a cover or an obstruction)
: to make available for or active in a regular function
: open and unobstructed space: such as
: open air
: the residence or establishment of a sovereign or similar dignitary
: a sovereign's formal assembly of councillors and officers
: the sovereign and officers and advisers who are the governing power
: to seek to gain or achieve
: allure, tempt
: to act so as to invite or provoke
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to pay off by making regular payments
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