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tribunal

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
Related topics: Crime & law
tribunaltri‧bu‧nal /traɪˈbjuːnl/ ●○○ noun [countable]  SCTRIALJUDGEa 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. industrial tribunal
Examples from the Corpus
tribunalthe Nuremberg war-crimes tribunalHe took his case to an industrial tribunal which was due to resume next week.It is even possible for the solicitor to draft a submission for the client to present personally in a court or tribunal.Full time welfare officers represent individuals at pension tribunals, and are able to offer professional advice on legal matters and housing.When this research is done the tribunal produces a narrative analysis of the marriage which must be read by both parties.The tribunal must specify various elements in its award of compensation if you have received certain state benefits.Had this tribunal the legal power and authority to try and punish this man?
From Longman Business Dictionarytribunaltri‧bu‧nal /traɪˈbjuːnl/ noun [countable] HUMAN RESOURCESLAWa court that is given official authority to deal with a particular situation or problemThe case of your redundancy (=loss of your job) will be heard by an independent tribunal.an Australian Broadcasting Tribunal report on television violencea brief to be read out at a tribunal hearing administrative tribunal employment tribunal
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