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subpoena

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noun
  • a court order requiring appearance and/or testimony [Princeton Review]
  • written order requiring a person to appear in a lawcourt [Barron]
  • a writ commanding a person designated in it to appear in court under a penalty for failure [Taisha]
  • written order requiring a person to appear in a low court [Nandigam]

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