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tribunal

English translation of tribunal

court

The French word, 'tribunal,' translates directly to 'court' in English. It is used to describe a place where legal cases are heard and decisions made, the same as in English. Just like in English, it can be used in different contexts pertaining to the judicial or legal system. Note, however, that 'tribunal' specifically refers to court in a legal sense. If one were to refer to court in the context of courtship, the word 'cour' would be used in French.


Example sentences using: tribunal

Je travaille pour le tribunal.

English translation of Je travaille pour le tribunal.

I work for the court.

This sentence expresses where the speaker works. In French, 'travailler' means 'to work' and 'pour' means 'for'. Here, 'tribunal' is used to denote the type of institution the speaker works for.

Le tribunal a condamné le criminel.

English translation of Le tribunal a condamné le criminel.

The court convicted the criminal.

In this sentence, 'tribunal' refers to the institution responsible for administering justice. 'Condamné' refers to the act of proclaiming someone guilty.

Le tribunal a décidé en sa faveur.

English translation of Le tribunal a décidé en sa faveur.

The court decided in his favor.

This sentence signifies a decision made by the court. 'en sa faveur' refers to it being a favorable decision for the person being discussed.

L'avocat représente ses clients devant le tribunal.

English translation of L'avocat représente ses clients devant le tribunal.

The lawyer represents his clients in court.

In this situation, 'tribunal' is the place where the lawyer 'représente', or represents his clients.

Il a porté l'affaire devant le tribunal.

English translation of Il a porté l'affaire devant le tribunal.

He took the case to court.

This phrase implies that the individual 'porte', or takes legal action by bringing a matter into the 'tribunal' or court.

Les témoins ont témoigné devant le tribunal.

English translation of Les témoins ont témoigné devant le tribunal.

The witnesses testified in court.

In this context, 'tribunal' is where the activity of 'témoigner', to testify, takes place. The 'témoins' are the witnesses.

Le tribunal a rejeté le recours.

English translation of Le tribunal a rejeté le recours.

The court rejected the appeal.

In this sentence, an appeal 'recours' was 'rejeté' or rejected by the 'tribunal' or court.

Le verdict du tribunal était inattendu.

English translation of Le verdict du tribunal était inattendu.

The court's verdict was unexpected.

This phrase talks about a verdict from the 'tribunal' or court that was 'inattendu', meaning unexpected.

L'affaire sera présentée au tribunal demain.

English translation of L'affaire sera présentée au tribunal demain.

The case will be presented in court tomorrow.

This phrase indicates that a legal matter is to be discussed in the 'tribunal' or court, 'demain' meaning tomorrow.

Le juge du tribunal a pris une pause déjeuner.

English translation of Le juge du tribunal a pris une pause déjeuner.

The court judge took a lunch break.

In this sentence, 'tribunal' refers to the court and 'juge' refers to the judge who took a 'pause déjeuner', meaning lunch break.

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