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High Court

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noun
  1. Supreme Court.
  2. a superior court.
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Origin of High Court

Middle English word dating back to 1250–1300
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  • Therefore it is qualified to appoint a general or a high-court judge or other officer of the law.


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High Court

noun
    1. (in England and Wales) a shortened form of High Court of Justice
    2. (in Scotland) a shortened form of High Court of Justiciary
  1. (in Australia) the highest court of appeal, deciding esp constitutional issues
  2. (in New Zealand) a court of law inferior to the Court of AppealFormerly called: Supreme Court
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