Definition of 'subpoena'
Example sentences containing 'subpoena'
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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)
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)
Trends of 'subpoena'
Used Occasionally. subpoena is one of the 30000 most commonly used words in the Collins dictionary
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Translations for 'subpoena'
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.
Definition of subpoena from the Collins English Dictionary
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