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From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
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courtroomcourt‧room /ˈkɔːtruːm, -rʊm $ ˈkɔːrt-/ ●○○ noun [countable]  SCTa room in a law court where cases are judged
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courtroomBut most of you are not qualified to walk into a courtroom.Norris emphasized his 29 years of experience and his continued courtroom work prosecuting felony cases.A fight broke out in a London courtroom yesterday.Roberts told a packed courtroom of the events that occurred on the night of the murder.Outside the Santiago courtroom the victims gathered to read the judges' decision and console one another.He opened it and read what only twelve other people in the courtroom could have known.In the courtrooms, we hear our hometown lawyers pleading to a jury of our neighbors.The firm's woes are not confined to the courtroom.The courtroom was the diminutive Carman's stage, where he played carefully to the jury with meticulously prepared gestures and phrases.As a witness, courtroom observers described him as alternately charming and evasive.
From Longman Business Dictionarycourtroomcourt‧room /ˈkɔːtruːm, -rʊmˈkɔːrt-/ noun [countable]LAW a room in a law court where cases are judgedHe smiled and waved to his supporters as he left the crowded courtroom.
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