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traɪˈbyun l, trɪ-Tri·bunal

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. court, tribunal, judicaturenoun

    an assembly (including one or more judges) to conduct judicial business

Wiktionary

  1. tribunalnoun

    An assembly including one or more judges to conduct judicial business; a court of law.

    Etymology: From tribunal, from tribunal

Webster Dictionary

  1. Tribunalnoun

    the seat of a judge; the bench on which a judge and his associates sit for administering justice

  2. Tribunalnoun

    hence, a court or forum; as, the House of Lords, in England, is the highest tribunal in the kingdom

Freebase

  1. Tribunal

    A tribunal in the general sense is any person or institution with the authority to judge, adjudicate on, or determine claims or disputes—whether or not it is called a tribunal in its title. For example, an advocate appearing before a court on which a single judge was sitting could describe that judge as 'their tribunal'. Many governmental bodies that are titled 'tribunals' are so described to emphasize the fact that they are not courts of normal jurisdiction. For example, the International Criminal Tribunal for Rwanda is a body specially constituted under international law; in Great Britain, Employment Tribunals are bodies set up to hear specific employment disputes. Private judicial bodies are also often styled 'tribunals'. The word 'tribunal' is not conclusive of a body's function. For example, in Great Britain, the Employment Appeal Tribunal is a superior court of record. The term is originally derived from the tribunes, magistrates of the Classical Roman Republic. "Tribunal" originally referred to the office of the tribunes, and the term is still sometimes used in this sense in historical writings.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Tribunal

    trī-bū′nal, n. the bench on which a judge and his associates sit to administer justice: court of justice: the confessional. [L.]

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  1. Nouns Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'Tribunal' in Nouns Frequency: #1757

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Tribunal in Chaldean Numerology is: 6

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Tribunal in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7

Examples of Tribunal in a Sentence

  1. Kris Sava:

    We are pleased with ICSID's decision to reject the challenges made by Venezuela to remove the Tribunal's Chairman and ConocoPhillips' appointed arbitrator.

  2. Australian Foreign Minister Julie Bishop:

    The establishment of an international criminal tribunal ... would send a clear message that the international community will not tolerate acts that threaten international peace and security by endangering civil aviation, a tribunal established by the Council would ensure broad international support for prosecutions and would maximise the prospects of securing international cooperation, which will be necessary for an effective prosecution.

  3. Rachel Logan:

    The government has managed to bluff their way out of this, retreating into closed hearings and constantly playing the 'national security' card, the government's entire defence has amounted to 'trust us' and now the tribunal has said the same. Since we only know about the scale of such surveillance thanks to Snowden, and given that 'national security' has been recklessly bandied around, 'trust us' isn't enough.

  4. Daren Beaudo:

    It is PDVSA that has failed to honor our award by ignoring the judgment of the ICC tribunal and other local court orders.

  5. Ukrainian President Poroshenko:

    We are going to file a suit to the Hague tribunal, which must investigate into these crimes against humanity, it is a test for humanity and moral dignity. Because turning a blind eye to such horrible and shameful crimes means indulging terrorists and aggressors and violating high European values for which Ukrainians are suffering and dying.

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