Definition of 'warrant'
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Officers were accused of misleading a judge to gain search warrants. Times, Sunday Times (2016)The police issued arrest warrants for five others. Times, Sunday Times (2016)The police have now withdrawn an arrest warrant. The Sun (2016)She confirmed that an arrest warrant was issued and that the suspect had been detained. Times, Sunday Times (2016)JPs grant search warrant next day. The Sun (2016)She added:'This is the context they are coming into and it warrants further investigation. Times, Sunday Times (2016)But by the time British police got a European arrest warrant he had vanished again. The Sun (2016)In the detectives' determination to pursue what they clearly but wrongly thought were guilty men, they misled a judge to obtain search warrants. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Was his death warranted now when he must go and fight her people? THE WOLF AND THE DOVEWhen he applied to his superiors for a search warrant his request was turned down. Times, Sunday Times (2012)Surely there must be some price at which it pays to buy warrants. Principles of Corporate Finance (1991) Police have issued warrants against owners of the deserted cars. Times, Sunday Times (2009)The warrant gives its owner the right to buy other company securities. Principles of Corporate Finance (1991)Two resources were invaluable to me in youth work and may warrant your special attention. Christianity Today (2000)Since then it has netted no fewer than ten royal warrants. Times, Sunday Times (2012)The gang had claimed they were military officials with arrest warrants for city police. The Sun (2012)We reviewed it and felt it warranted further investigation. Times, Sunday Times (2006)The former does not warrant further sanction. Times, Sunday Times (2013)You will then be able to determine whether the situation warrants any further action. Times, Sunday Times (2006)They spent three nights in custody after being detained on international arrest warrants. Times, Sunday Times (2014)One she will feel is entirely warranted. The Sun (2016)But the rating agencies do change their minds when conditions warrant it. Principles of Corporate Finance (1991)To deny them an escape now is to sign their death warrant. Times, Sunday Times (2007)But did his views warrant the prominence given in column space? Times, Sunday Times (2010)There was judicial involvement in the procedure for obtaining a warrant and the application had to be made by a senior officer. Times, Sunday Times (2015)This is an abuse of process using the European arrest warrant for political rather than judicial reasons. Times, Sunday Times (2015)If the shareholder inevitably wins, the warrant holder must inevitably lose. Principles of Corporate Finance (1991)So rather than buying a warrant, you might prefer to pick and choose your own stocks. Times, Sunday Times (2006)A file could be read without a legal warrant. Times, Sunday Times (2011)If breached, councils or the police would have to apply for a warrant to arrest instead of automatically having the power of arrest. Times, Sunday Times (2013)
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British English: warrant VERB
If something warrants a particular action, it makes the action seem necessary or appropriate for the circumstances.
The allegations are serious enough to warrant an investigation.
British English: warrant NOUN
A warrant is a legal document that allows someone to do something, especially one that is signed by a judge or magistrate and gives the police permission to arrest someone or search their house.
Police confirmed that they had issued a warrant for his arrest.
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