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family court

fam·i·ly court
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Transcription

    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [fam-uh-lee, fam-lee kawrt, kohrt]
    • /ˈfæm ə li, ˈfæm li kɔrt, koʊrt/
    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [fam-uh-lee, fam-lee kawrt, kohrt]
    • /ˈfæm ə li, ˈfæm li kɔrt, koʊrt/

Definitions of family court words

  • noun family court court of domestic relations. 1
  • noun family court a court that hears cases involving families and children 0

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Origin of family court

First appearance:

before 1930
One of the 10% newest English words
First recorded in 1930-35

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Parts of speech for Family court

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation

family court popularity

A pretty common term. Usually people know it’s meaning, but prefer to use a more spread out synonym. About 32% of English native speakers know the meaning and use word.
According to our data about 59% of words is more used. This is a rare but used term. It occurs in the pages of specialized literature and in the speech of educated people.

family court usage trend in Literature

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Synonyms for family court

noun family court

  • court of domestic relations — a court, usually with a limited jurisdiction, that handles legal cases involving a family, especially controversies between parent and child or between the marriage partners.

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