tribunal

Part of speech: noun

A court of justice; any judicial body.

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Usage examples "tribunal":

  1. He was learned, patient, industrious, and conscientious; but he was not adapted for an appellate tribunal. - "Personal Reminiscences of Early Days in California with Other Sketches; To Which Is Added the Story of His Attempted Assassination by a Former Associate on the Supreme Bench of the State", Stephen Field; George C. Gorham.
  2. Before this tribunal Innocent Smith is brought. - "G. K. Chesterton, A Critical Study", Julius West.
  3. I hope to be able, with a pure heart and perfect composure, to appear before a higher tribunal- a tribunal where a judge of infinite goodness as well as of justice will preside, and where, my Lords, many, many of the judgments of this world will be reversed. - "The American Union Speaker", John D. Philbrick.