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Meaning of TRIBUNAL

Pronunciation:  trI'byoonl

WordNet Dictionary
[n]  an assembly (including one or more judges) to conduct judicial business

TRIBUNAL is a 8 letter word that starts with T.


 Synonyms: court, judicature
 See Also: appeals court, appellate court, assembly, assizes, Bench, chancery, consistory, court of appeals, court of assize, court of assize and nisi prius, court of chancery, criminal court, divorce court, federal court, high court, inferior court, Inquisition, International Court of Justice, jury, juvenile court, kangaroo court, lower court, military court, moot court, police court, probate court, quarter sessions, Rota, Star Chamber, state supreme court, superior court, supreme court, traffic court, trial court, World Court



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
  1. \Tri`bu*nal"\, n. [Sp.]
    In villages of the Philippine Islands, a kind of townhall. At
    the tribunal the head men of the village met to transact
    business, prisoners were confined, and troops and travelers
    were often quartered.
  2. \Tri*bu"nal\, n. [L. tribunal, fr. tribunus a tribune
    who administered justice: cf. F. tribunal. See {Tribune}.]
    1. The seat of a judge; the bench on which a judge and his
       associates sit for administering justice.
    2. Hence, a court or forum; as, the House of Lords, in
       England, is the highest tribunal in the kingdom.