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tribunal (noun) a type of court with the authority to deal with particular problem or dispute.

A tribunal is a court of justice but different from the usual courts. While the usual courts hear all kinds of cases, the tribunal is a court with the authority to deal with particular problems or disputes. An administrative tribunal is a special court with the authority to settle cases relating to the appointment and service conditions of government employees. A river waters tribunal is a court appointed to settle cases relating to the sharing of the waters by the various regions of the river flow.

  • When his claims for promotion were overlooked, and his junior was promoted, he took the case to the tribunal. The court with the powers to settle such matters ruled in his favor.
  • The tribunal was set up specially to hear the cases of denial of rights to women. So when she was not considered for the job, she took her case to the tribunal, which ruled that she had to be considered for the job.
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