Translation of court in Spanish:


tribunal, n.

Pronunciation /kɔrt/ /kɔːt/

See Spanish definition of tribunal


  • 1

    • 1.1(tribunal)

      tribunal masculine
      to appear in court comparecer ante el tribunal / los tribunales
      • I'll see you in court! ¡te voy a demandar!
      • to take sth to court llevar algo a los tribunales
      • to take sb to court demandar a algn
      • the court is adjourned se levanta la sesión
      • the court will rise pónganse de pie
      • court action acción judicial
      • court hearing vista
      • court official funcionario del juzgado
      • court proceedings proceso
      • By June this year, the Task Force had successfully commenced 17 criminal prosecutions in the courts of law with only three of the prosecuted cases falling through.
      • Even in a court of law the judge accepts my expert witness opinion without adulteration or hesitation, and you are not beyond the courts.
      • It is inherent in the proper conduct of judicial proceedings in a court of law.
      • Acts done in the course of such operations are not justiciable and the courts of law cannot take cognizance of them.
      • In our courts of law when a judge employs a jury, he or she tells them to decide based on probability, based on the evidence presented.
      • It cannot properly fulfil this dual function if it confines itself like a court of law to adjudicating on pleaded points.
      • It must be remembered that most criminals are convicted in our courts of law, by circumstantial evidence.
      • Anything you say can and will be used in court against you in the court of law.
      • Therefore, the court of public opinion is more harsh in judgment than the court of law.
      • The trial in the court of public opinion is no different than a trial in front of a jury in a court of law.
      • In 1996, a federal district court ruled that such inequities do exist.
      • Wakefield magistrates' court was told he had no previous convictions.
      • Whatever state supreme courts decide, their verdicts could not be appealed to a federal tribunal.
      • Pupils and parents attended a high court hearing in April.
      • The two cases of the supreme court heard today were cases in point.
      • The Supreme Court once again overturned the lower court's decision last year.
      • Hundreds of thousands of right-wing Orthodox attend rallies to protest the supreme court's decisions.
      • And she, too, faces the prospect of incarceration after the court hearing.
      • Many final decisions are made by court rulings, which further delays the process.
      • But, in any case, the court's jurisdiction will not be retrospective.
      • Mental health professionals are often called as expert witnesses in court proceedings with children.
      • They're going to allow past cases to be brought into the court proceedings.

    • 1.2(building)

      juzgado masculine
      • Visits to police stations, jails, courts and offices of the Human Rights Commission and Women's Commission will be part of the functions.
      • I met Catherine at the courts after lunch, both of us dreading the hours of grading and drills.
      • In the escort service, the police's main role was to supervise the transfer of remand prisoners between police stations and courts.
      • A man who attacked a prison officer while in a court dock has been jailed for three months.
      • He parked his Honda in the Bridge Street car park, close to the court building, but a delay in the case slowed his return by more than an hour.
      • Wiltshire County Council closed the courts building in the mid-1980s and sold it off to a local property development company, Davis and Dyke.
      • More than 500 people have visited the hall during a series of open days and given their views on what the Grade II listed building and former courts should be used for.
      • There would also be increased armed protection of possible targets, including barriers at government offices, courts and other sensitive buildings.
      • A man who tried to enter a court building with a knife may be sent to prison.
      • Police said a man suspected of trying to attack Burrell in the court building's foyer was arrested.
      • He also said that the security measures in the court buildings would be tightened.
      • Scores of journalists, mainly Spanish and British, converged on the court building.
      • Fed-up court officials refused to accept prisoners after they were brought to the court building late.
      • Eight are held in a new prison complex next to the court buildings.
      • The teenager hid his face from the media when he was released from the back of the court building and taken away by police.
      • It was at this point it became apparent that the case was about to collapse - although the jury was not even in the court building.
      • The temperature in the rooms of the court building is usually set as low as 16 degrees Celsius.
      • The three men thanked jurors individually as the 11 women and one man left the court building, then they went off to celebrate.
      • Following the announcement of the court's decision, violence erupted outside the court building.
      • The body was found at a house in St Nicholas Court.
      • The company started out at Isabella Court in Pickering and Phylward House in Harrogate.
      • Ronnie was the first in the band to buy it and we listened to it over and over at his Earl's Court flat.
      • He was detained at Swindon's Sandalwood Court, a mental health hospital, for nearly two months.
      • He was asked about taking the police to Anstee Court the previous evening.

  • 2

    • 2.1(of sovereign)

      corte feminine
      at court en la corte
      • the Court of St James la Corona Británica
      • The expansion of trade along the Thames, and the broadening power of the royal court led to a London property boom.
      • They also transacted business for the imperial court and were awarded ranks and privileges.
      • Leonardo clearly believed that wealth, patronage, and political power lay in the courts to the east of mainland Europe.
      • He was a leading figure at the courts of Henry VII and Henry VIII.
      • The figure on the right is Jean de Dinteville, the French ambassador to the English court of Henry VIII.
      • A year later, just 25, he was sent to the Tsarist court as British Vice-Consul to Moscow.
      • The court and the royal entourage were the great centres of power.
      • Bismarck rushed from Paris, where he represented Prussia at the court of Napoleon III.
      • Though the aristocracy had been abolished by his father, Reza, the shah had reintroduced a court largely without titles.
      • There he stood, bowing politely like a grand Lord at the court of an Empress.
      • Chandu Shah, a Banker of Delhi, wielded a lot of influence at the Mughal court.
      • Provincial life was left to the dominance of the ennobled office-holders of the sovereign courts.
      • The palace courts, whose rulers were in close contact with one another, played a critical role in military and diplomatic interactions.
      • The court surrounded and, to some extent, protected the ruler.
      • The king had been surrounded by a hostile court, treated badly, and kept from exercising power.
      • He also continued his law career taking up residence at the courts of Mainz before 1670.
      • The re-established papacy soon transferred its court to the Vatican Palace.
      • Red deer, along with various wildfowl and fish, were all important elements in the menus of the royal court of Henry VIII.
      • Delicacies such as kebabs and curries that were introduced to royal courts by the Moghuls have now been woven into the local cuisine.
      • Europe was impressed by the splendours of the court of Versailles.
      • Winter passed swiftly in the court of Charlemagne, for there was never any lack of amusements.

    • 2.2(palace)

      palacio masculine

  • 3

    cancha feminine Latin America
    pista feminine Spain
    they've been on court for two hours llevan dos horas jugando
    • off court fuera de la cancha
    • Leisure facilities include gym, spa (with sauna and steam bath), jogging track, tennis and squash courts.
    • The hotel has it's own private beach, gym, tennis squash and badminton courts.
    • The Centre has four squash courts and also boasts saunas, a steam room and sunbeds, a crèche, a gym and an aerobics studio.
    • 42m shopping area and a newly-refurbished leisure centre that boasts squash courts, a coffee bar and a crèche.
    • A sports science and psychology building would be built on the site of the existing swimming pool, health centre and squash courts, with a third building behind.
    • The building is being converted into a sports centre, with six squash courts, a gymnasium, sauna, lounges and bar and a sports shop in the foyer.
    • Exercise facilities, indoor pool, squash and racquetball courts, and aerobic classes.
    • After 12 months, we will convert the asphalt area into tennis and netball courts.
    • While living in the village he played a major part in helping to build the Tennis Club courts and also the Bowling Club's green.
    • It also boasts a sauna, massage rooms, a hydrotherapy pool, weight room, squash, and basketball courts and a cafeteria for the players.
    • The ornamented gatehouse, garden, and royal tennis court further enhanced this favourite seat of the Scottish monarchs.
    • The original sauna and jacuzzi in a turret have remained, alongside a swimming pool and clay tennis court.
    • The upper levels of ball courts and exercise rooms surround the pool's large volume, looking out onto it through glazed walls.
    • It was basically a basketball court surrounded by some brick steps and arches.
    • But games aren't played on paper, they're played in arenas and on courts surrounding by 3000 rabid screaming fans.
    • The basketball courts were surrounded by a high fence, with only one entrance on the field side.
    • The whole court was surrounded by fans, half for the East, half for the North.
    • As well as the 150 capacity clubhouse and four new changing rooms, the club is building two new netball courts which can also be used as hard court training for the rugby sides.
    • The 27 acres of grounds of Stainrigg include lawns surrounded by trees, a walled garden as well as a croquet lawn and a boule court.
    • He shook his head and ran to the other side of the basketball court outside his building to go retrieve his ball.
  • 4

    patio masculine
    • Vaulted archways lead to shaded courts, while gardens surround the buildings on all sides.
    • Traditional Cambridge colleges, modelled on monastic cloisters, consist of courts surrounded by walls of individual rooms.
    • The most important room on view is the Harem, a compound of around 300 shining tiled chambers on several levels, connected by arcaded courts and fountain gardens.
    • The sun shone brightly through the spreading leaves of the oak trees that surrounded the court.
    • A court surrounded by a wall of individual rooms was the generating idea of the building.
    • Surrounded by a broad moat, the palace buildings are arranged around a great inner court.
    • The idea is for a public museum to open in the old police station, cells and Victorian court in the historic Grade I listed building.
    • The rhythm of its open colonnade is echoed in that of the hall across the court.
  • 5British

    zapato (de) salón masculine

transitive verb

  • 1 dated

    cortejar dated
    hacerle la corte a dated
    she was being courted by a young officer un joven oficial la cortejaba / le hacía la corte
    • the party is courting the youth vote el partido está tratando de ganarse el voto joven
    • I was attractive, at least that is what the suitors would say when they came with the intentions of courting me.
    • Memories flood her mind bringing back images of the man who had once besotted her, courted her and married her, of the man who became her heart and soul.
    • She watched her older sisters be courted and then married, and she began emulating them at an early age.
    • He shouldn't be courting her let alone possibly wanting to marry her.
    • I have to tell you, it worries me that you take care of such a beautiful girl, when you are courting my sister.
  • 2

    (danger/fame/favor) buscar
    (disaster) exponerse a
    he's courting death está tentando al destino
    • So he courted his own fate, he was tricked by an extremely sophisticated ruse and met his death.
    • The size and volume of forms and the amount of tax law an individual is expected to comprehend courts the risk that tax evasion will see a quantum leap.
    • But public service broadcasting is about making mistakes, taking risks and courting unpopularity.
    • Though I knew I would be courting health risks, I decided there was only one way to find out: try it myself, and see what it did.
    • While traditionally rewarding, investing in shares courts risk.
    • This is referred to as ‘deliberately courting the risk’.
    • My feeling, swallowing sour grapes and all, is that he was probably courting controversy, and blog inches, in choosing a postmodern conceptual/performance artist.
    • In his early years he was not averse to courting controversy and he played a major role in the Language Freedom Movement in the 1960s, which campaigned against compulsory Irish in schools.
    • He refused to return to Napoli and moved back to Spain and then Argentina for a largely anonymous spell, before courting controversy again in another World Cup USA 1994.
    • That said, his maverick tendencies are becoming almost a trademark of the man, and I'd wager a punt or two that he'll be courting controversy again before we next go to the polls.
    • Only by courting controversy has she managed to enjoy the halogen warmth of media attention.
    • However, I think I am hardly courting controversy if I say he is no oil painting.
    • The group has courted controversy from the start.
    • The drug helps narcoleptics stay awake, but has courted controversy as the remedy of choice for jetsetters whose multi-timezone lifestyles get them down.
    • Recognised by critics as one of the most important talents in Scottish theatre, he has courted controversy with his subject matter and style.
    • Her studies of pubescent girls and her pictures of her own children in provocative poses have courted controversy wherever they have been shown.
    • They have also courted controversy, particularly over the infamous deep-fat fryer scene.
    • He had a vision, and he courted peril in his attempt to take his dreams to market.
    • They knew we had courted arrest and had no intentions of escaping.
    • Although happy to be given the retrospective collection, she didn't court the attention.
    • Well, these bags have been courting attention this past fortnight or so.
    • But let's not forget that she courted attention herself.
    • It is he, not the Prime Minister, who must court attention ostentatiously.
    • Having got their break, it wasn't long before the band was courting the attention of the Radio 1 DJ, who quickly got them in for a live session.
    • Although noted for an ability to work outdoors amid crowds of spectators, he never courted attention.
    • If you have courted public attention then you have less ground to object to the intrusion which follows.
    • A legal battle with those he has worked hard to court in the past?
    • He has never courted approval, least of all affection, but has continued to stare straight ahead with his own goals always in view, to be attained in his way.
    • Publicity is not something he courts, the only recognition that really matters to him comes from those within the game.
    • The financial group is also courting foreign strategic investment from an assortment of overseas institutions.
    • There was a time when controversy was never far from the all-rounder's door, though it was not courted deliberately.
    • He studied Italian grammar to win the approval of the major in the hospital and courted the favor of Captain Paravicini.

intransitive verb

  • 1

    (couple) estar de novios
    (couple) noviar Latin America informal
    (couple) pololear Chile informal
    they've been courting for a year now llevan ya un año de relaciones