CONTEMPT OF COURT
\kəntˈɛmpt ɒv kˈɔːt], \kəntˈɛmpt ɒv kˈɔːt], \k_ə_n_t_ˈɛ_m_p_t ɒ_v k_ˈɔː_t]\
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By DataStellar Co., Ltd
Behavior in or out of court that violates a court order, or otherwise disrupts or shows disregard for the court. Refusing to answer a proper question, to file court papers on time or to follow local court rules can expose witnesses, lawyers and litigants to contempt findings. Contempt of court is punishable by fine or imprisonment.
By Oddity Software
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- A religious sect among East Indians who believe in transmigration of souls, and consequently abstain from use the flesh animals.