subpoena ad testificandum

noun subpoena ad tes·ti·fi·can·dum \ -ˌad-ˌte-stə-fi-ˈkan-dəm \

Definition of subpoena ad testificandum

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

Origin and Etymology of subpoena ad testificandum

New Latin, under penalty to give testimony


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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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