the bench

noun

Definition of the bench

1 law : the place where a judge sits in a court of law The lawyer asked if he could approach the bench.
2 : a long seat where the members of a sports team wait during a game for a chance to play He spent most of his season on the bench. He plays better coming off the bench.

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“The bench.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/the%20bench. Accessed 24 Jun. 2021.

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