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Date: 1400-1500
Language: Latin
Origin: 'platform for judges', from tribunus; TRIBUNE

tribunal

noun
     
Related topics: Crime and Law
tri‧bu‧nal [countable]
SC a type of court that is given official authority to deal with a particular situation or problem:
The case of your redundancy will be heard by an independent tribunal.

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