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tribunal noun

ADJ. independent | international, local, village | higher, inferior | industrial, military, transport, war crimes | appeal/appeals, appellate, arbitral, arbitration, complaints, disciplinary, judicial

VERB + TRIBUNAL set up A war crimes tribunal was set up to prosecute those charged with atrocities. | go to The dismissed workers decided to go to a tribunal. | apply to | refer sth to The case was referred to an industrial tribunal. | appear before/at | tell She told the tribunal that she was a victim of sex discrimination.

TRIBUNAL + VERB be in session, hold a session The tribunal held its first session later that month. | hear sth | conclude sth, decide sth, find sth The tribunal found for her employers (= judged that they were right). | settle sth The dispute was settled by a tribunal. | order sth, rule sth | dismiss sth

TRIBUNAL + NOUN decision | hearing | procedure, proceedings | representation | chairman, member

PREP. at a/the ~ The police gave evidence at the tribunal. | before a/the ~ No legal aid was available to cover representation before tribunals. | by ~ The fee for the player will be decided by tribunal.