subpoena

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First attested with this spelling in 1623 CE, from Latin: sub (under) and poena (penalty).

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subpoena (plural subpoenas)

  1. (law) A writ requiring someone to appear in court to give testimony.

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subpoena (third-person singular simple present subpoenas, present participle subpoenaing, simple past and past participle subpoenaed)

  1. To summon with a subpoena.

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French[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From English subpoena.

Noun[edit]

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subpoena m (plural subpoenas)

  1. (Canada, US) subpoena