(--- Law) An official order to appear in court, specif. to respond as a defendant to a charge; also, the writ containing such an order
A bill of exchange.
A bill of indictment endorsed by a grand jury as supported by evidence sufficient to warrant a trial
The act of citing, or quoting
The production of a formal negotiable document, such as a promissory note, for payment.
Responsibility for a fault or wrong
An order that serves as authorization, especially: A voucher authorizing payment or receipt of money.
The written order of a court in the name of the state or other legal authority ordering the person addressed to either do something or restrain from doing something.
The definition of acquittal is the legal act of dismissing charges brought against someone.
(Uncountable) The state of being disburdened or freed from a charge.
The formal remission of sin imparted by a priest, as in the sacrament of penance.
The act or an instance of denouncing, especially a public condemnation or censure.
An impromptu or extralegal system of justice substituted for established judicial procedure:
(Archaic) A reason for praise; merit.
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