French translation of 'summons'
assignation f à comparaîtreto serve a summons on sb
assigner qn à comparaîtreto be served a summons
recevoir une assignation à comparaître,
être assigné(e) à comparaître
- (order to go and see sb)
Example Sentences Including 'summons'
If I was uneasy about Nicola my awareness would be a requiem not a summons to her side.A Death in the Family
His voice was weak, and the effect his summons had on her was inconsequential.COLDHEART CANYON (2001)
I must say, Mrs Oakley treats a summons to the executive area like an invitation to Ascot.SOMEBODY (2002)
Trends of 'summons'
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- (= call for) [doctor, waiter, secretary, servant]
citer à comparaîtreto summon a witness
citer un témoin à comparaîtreto be summoned before sb/sth
être cité(e) à comparaître devant qn/qch
Example Sentences Including 'summon'
From somewhere she tried to summon the strength to face this man.In Love and War
He would summon his father from the grave, the blinking patriarch, force him to witness miracles the old man had never even dreamed about.The Serpent's Mark
Bunbury, whose acquaintance with death was severely limited, was hard put to summon up an attitude of mind for coping.The Five Million Dollar Prince
'summons' in Other Languages
Translation of summons from the Collins English to French Dictionary