variants also fora
plural of forum
as in platforms
a place or opportunity for communicating ideas and information that Web site serves as a forum for movie buffs who are passionate about their likes and dislikes

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as in courts
an assembly of persons for the administration of justice a jury may have acquitted Lizzie Borden, but she was guilty of murder in the forum of public opinion

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“Forums.” Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 13 Jun. 2024.

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