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subpoena


subpoena

noun

Definition of SUBPOENA

a written notice ordering a person to appear in court <received a subpoena to appear as a witness for the prosecution>
Synonyms process, subpoena
Related Words capias, warrant, writ; ticket

February 27, 2015
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