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legalAmerican a court of law that considers equity (=the principle of what is fair) and not just existing laws when making decisions
the part of a court of law where people stand to answer lawyers’ questions. The usual British word is witness box.
American the place in a court of law where the witness stands or sits when they are answering questions
the situation of the United Kingdom leaving the European UnionBuzzWord Article
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