subpoena ad testificandum

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subpoena ad tes·​ti·​fi·​can·​dum | \ -ˌad-ˌte-stə-fi-ˈkan-dəm How to pronounce subpoena ad testificandum (audio) \

Definition of subpoena ad testificandum

: a writ commanding a person to appear in court to testify as a witness

First Known Use of subpoena ad testificandum

1594, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for subpoena ad testificandum

New Latin, under penalty to give testimony

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The first known use of subpoena ad testificandum was in 1594

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“Subpoena ad testificandum.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/subpoena%20ad%20testificandum. Accessed 4 Dec. 2021.

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subpoena ad testificandum

subpoena ad tes·​ti·​fi·​can·​dum | \ -ˌad-ˌtes-tə-fə-ˈkan-dəm, -ˌäd-ˌtes-tē-fē-ˈkän-ˌdu̇m \

Legal Definition of subpoena ad testificandum

: a subpoena that commands a witness to appear and give testimony

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