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capias ad satisfaciendum

noun capias ad sat·is·fac·ien·dum \-ˌsa-tis-ˌfā-shē-ˈen-dəm, -ˌsä-tis-ˌfä-kē-ˈen-du̇m\

Legal Definition of capias ad satisfaciendum

  1. :  a writ or process commanding an officer to place a person (as a debtor) under civil arrest until a claim is satisfied

Origin and Etymology of capias ad satisfaciendum

Medieval Latin, you may seize (the person) to (make him/her) satisfy (the claim)

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