Definitions of tribunal

  1. an assembly (including one or more judges) to conduct judicial business Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  2. Hence, a court or forum; as, the House of Lords, in England, is the highest tribunal in the kingdom. Webster Dictionary DB
  3. The seat of a judge; a court of justice. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  4. The bench on which a judge and his associates sit to administer justice: court of justice. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  5. Court of justice. The Clarendon dictionary. By William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman. Published 1894.
  6. A court of justice; any judicial body. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  7. A court of justice; the bench on which the judges are seated. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.

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Usage examples for tribunal

  1. He consented, but disappeared, together with his companions, during the night; the Filipinos in the tribunal having been good enough to hold out the prospect of severe punishment in case the work performed should not correspond to the working days. – The Former Philippines thru Foreign Eyes by Tomás de Comyn Fedor Jagor Rudolf Ludwig Carl Virchow Charles Wilkes
  2. Any good lawyer with common sense knows the common law and usage of the people; but no one could tell at the time of its passage what, for instance, the Sherman Act, enacted twenty- three years ago, meant; the twenty- three years have elapsed; the anti- trust law has been before the courts a thousand times, and the best lawyers in the country do not to- day know what it means; and the highest tribunal in the land is so uncertain on the subject that it has ordered the Standard Oil case reargued. – Popular Law-making by Frederic Jesup Stimson