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court of cassation

Definitions

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  • n. In many legal systems, the highest court of appeal.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. the highest court of appeal in France, which has power to quash (Casser) or reverse the decisions of the inferior courts.

Etymologies

Calque of French cour de cassation, from cour ("court") + de ("of") + cassation, from the verb casser ("to break"), indicating the power of such a court to quash the ruling of the court below. (Wiktionary)

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