capias ad respondendumnoun
ca·pi·as ad re·spon·den·dum | \ ˈkā-pē-əs-ad-ˌrē-spän-ˈden-dəm, ˈkä-pē-ˌäs-äd-ˌrā-spȯn-ˈden-du̇m\
variants: or capias
Legal Definition of capias ad respondendum
: a writ or process commanding an officer to place a person under civil arrest in order to answer a charge
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showing great care, attention, and effort
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