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praemunire

noun prae·mu·ni·re \ˌprē-my-ˈnī(-ə)r-ē\

Definition of PRAEMUNIRE

:  an offense against the English Crown punishable chiefly by forfeiture and originally committed by asserting papal legal supremacy in England

Origin of PRAEMUNIRE

Middle English praemunire facias, from Medieval Latin, that you cause to warn; from prominent words in the writ
First Known Use: 1529

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