Middle English from Old French from Latin tribūnaljudge's platformfromtribūnustribunetribune1
American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition
From Old French tribunal, from LatintribÅ«nal (“tribunal")
Tribunal Sentence Examples
As a tribunal it had no legal status.
When sitting in its capacity as a criminal court it is known as the tribunal correctionnel.
The delay of the arbitration tribunal in London in giving its decision in the matter of the disputed boundary in Patagonia led to a crop of wild rumours being disseminated, and to a revival of animosity between the two peoples.
This tribunal differs from similar courts in the states inasmuch as it consists of a single member, called the " president," an officer appointed by the governor-general from among the justices of the High Court of Australia.
Under cover of a storm, they opened the city-gates to their allies and proceeded to murder Ananus the high priest, and, against the verdict of a formal tribunal, Zacharias the son of Baruch in the midst of the Temple.