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banc

[bangk] /bæŋk/
noun, Law.
1.
the seat on which judges sit in court.
2.
in banc, with all the judges of a court present; as a full court:
a hearing in banc.
Origin of banc
1250-1300
1250-1300; Middle English < Old French < Germanic: bench
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banc

/bæŋk/
noun
1.
(law) in banc, sitting as a full court
Word Origin
C18: from Anglo-French: bench
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