French translation of 'subpoena'
assignation f à comparaître
[witness] assigner à comparaître
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I'd been so afraid to subpoena Jaime as a witness for the hearing that I'd decided to play the bluff.A KING'S RANSOM (2001)
Another team had managed through a subpoena to get hold of the church records while the monsignor was out.THE SERPENT'S MARK (2001)
You can subpoena me, you can get a warrant, but don't do it, please don't do it.A MEANS TO EVIL (2001)
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British English: subpoena VERB
If someone subpoenas a person, they give them a legal document telling them to attend a court of law and give evidence.
Select committees have the power to subpoena witnesses.
Translation of subpoena from the Collins English to French Dictionary