court of record
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a court which has a permanent record of its proceedings maintained
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noun pl. courts of recordThe American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th edition Copyright © 2010 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.
A court whose proceedings and decisions are retained on permanent record.