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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - A writ issued by court authority to compel the attendance of a witness at a judicial proceeding v. - Serve or summon with a court writ.

Usage examples (35)
  • I received the subpoena yesterday by registered mail.
  • Protection against contempt for refusing a subpoena is a far cry from being immune to a search warrant.
  • It sounds as if asking for the subpoena is illegal.
  • My first response to my Grand Jury subpoena is to go numb. for more
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