a court of law in which criminal cases are tried and determined.
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- criminal assault,
- criminal code,
- criminal contempt,
- criminal conversation,
- criminal investigation department,
- criminal justice,
- criminal law,
- criminal lawyer,
- criminal psychology
Origin of criminal court
First recorded in 1590–1600
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