1 court of justice
international, local (esp. BrE)
higher, highest
inferior (BrE)
judicial (esp. BrE), military
ad hoc, revolutionary
criminal, war crimes
create, establish, set up

A war crimes tribunal was set up to prosecute those charged with atrocities.

appear before, face

He could face a military tribunal.

be tried by

The conspirators were tried by a military tribunal and found guilty.

indict sb, sentence sb

The tribunal sentenced him to twenty years in prison.

rule sth
at a/the tribunal

The police gave evidence at the tribunal.

before a/the tribunal

He stood trial before an international tribunal.

by tribunal

He was put on trial by military tribunal.

2 (BrE) official body to settle dispute
impartial, independent
employment, industrial, transport
appeal, arbitration, disciplinary
go to

The case went to a tribunal.

apply to
bring sb/sth before, refer sth to, take sth to

The case was referred to an industrial tribunal.

She took her case to a tribunal.

appear before, face

She told the tribunal that she was a victim of sex discrimination.


The employer must satisfy the tribunal on several matters.

consider sth, hear sth
accept sth
dismiss sth, reject sth
conclude sth, decide sth, find sth

The tribunal found for her employers (= judged that they were right).

order sth, rule sth, uphold sth

The disciplinary tribunal upheld an earlier ruling.

be entitled

The tribunal was entitled to reach this conclusion.

case, claim

an employment tribunal claim

hearing, proceedings
chairman, member, panel
at a/the tribunal, before a/the tribunal, by tribunal

The fee for the player will be decided by tribunal.

Collocations dictionary. 2013.


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