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search warrant

noun

Simple Definition of search warrant

  • : a legal document that gives the police permission to search a place for evidence

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of search warrant

  1. :  a warrant authorizing a search (as of a house) for stolen goods or unlawful possessions

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First Known Use of search warrant

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