English Dictionary

Pioneers in dictionary publishing since 1819

Supreme Court

Definitions

noun

(in the US)
  1. the highest Federal court, possessing final appellate jurisdiction and exercising supervisory jurisdiction over the lower courts
  2. (in many states) the highest state court

Example Sentences Including 'Supreme Court'

A Supreme Court Justice was one of the baby's godparents; the First Lady was another.
Gaskin, Catherine The Ambassador's Women
He said the recent Supreme Court judgment on the Abbeylara investigation was concerned with that alone.
Irish Times (2002)
In a 5-4 decision, the Supreme Court invalidated OSHA's benzene standard.
A Conceptual View of Human Resource Management: Strategic Objectives, Environments, Functions
Or going to the Supreme Court -' He put out a hand and she took it.
Jon Cleary YESTERDAY'S SHADOW (2002)
The Colorado Supreme Court refused to hear a prosecution appeal on the rape shield question.
Belfast Telegraph (2004)
The President and First Lady would attend, and all but one of the nine Supreme Court Justices.
Gaskin, Catherine The Ambassador's Women
The Supreme Court yesterday remitted the damages issue to the High Court for determination.
Irish Times (2002)
Ultimately, the Supreme Court in effect selected the nation's President.
Belfast Telegraph (2004)
While uncertainty remains over where to house the Supreme Court , plans for constitutional reform will remain on hold.
Spiked (2004)

Comments

Log in to comment on this word.