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n. - A court order to an employer to withhold all or part of an employee's wages and to send the money to the court or to the person who won a lawsuit against the employee.

Usage examples (34)
  • Can you directly quote Hillary calling it "garnishment"?
  • And here's where the "garnishment" headlines on FoxNews and Obama's campaign releases came from.
  • Elite's contracts "clearly explain all the negatives, such as garnishment, that interest rates will accrue and that late fees will apply," says a supervisor at the firm.
  • Fear of mandates, fear of wage garnishment -- gone. for more
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