perquisition

noun
per·​qui·​si·​tion | \ ˌpərkwə̇ˈzishən \
plural -s

Definition of perquisition

: a thorough search specifically : a search by warrant

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History and Etymology for perquisition

French, from Late Latin perquisition-, perquisitio, from Latin perquisitus + -ion-, -io -ion

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“Perquisition.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/perquisition. Accessed 25 Jun. 2022.

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