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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - Someone who personally delivers a writ compelling attendance in court or court papers to the defendant.

Usage examples (31)
  • Then two days later, he came home to find a process-server waiting for him.
  • Not a sea-port, where some fine morning the Salaminian galley can appear, bringing a process-server along.
  • The phone's ringing, there's a process-server at the door, and a corporate helicopter has just landed in the back yard.
  • The principal process-server in the town of Tipperary has retired from service, and addressed himself to "J.J." for several days past. for more
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