Definition Of forum


(in an ancient Roman city) a public square or marketplace used for judicial and other business.

a court or tribunal.

Nobody would therefore have an absolute right to choose which Court would be the forum for the determination of any disputes.

a place, meeting, or medium where ideas and views on a particular issue can be exchanged.

it will be a forum for consumers to exchange their views on medical research

Example Of forum

  • A community forum was held last week to discuss the effects and consequences of joining the new alternative football league.

  • A US court will not grant an anti-suit injunction if the foreign forum is the only one available.

  • Also in this respect a mixed or internationalized tribunal would seem to be the proper forum .

  • An appellate forum to redress appeals against the authorities is also being considered.

  • An online discussion forum was set up, allowing both experts and members of the public to have their say.

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