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Word of the Day – Nov. 11 – Kangaroo Court

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Dee Dee – Word of the Day

Noun: Kangaroo court  (kang-uh-ROO-KORT)

Definition:

1: A mock court in which the principles of law and justice are disregarded or perverted.

2: A court marked by irresponsible, unauthorized, or irregular status or procedures.

3: Judgment or punishment given outside of legal procedure.

Example sentence: The press decried the tribunal as nothing more than a kangaroo court, meting out savage and arbitrary justice.

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