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(Law) An action to recover personal property unlawfully taken; the writ or procedure of such action.
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(Law) The judicial decision in a litigated cause rendered by a court of equity.
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(Orthography, printing) A semicircular diacritical mark (˘) placed above a vowel, commonly used to mark its quantity as short.
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The prescribed form or customary procedure, as in a meeting or court of law:
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An order in writing from a competent authority instructing that a certain act be carried out.
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(Biology) An outgrowth of tissue; a projecting part:
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(Law) An order or process directing a person, especially a defendant in a case, to appear in court.
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(Computing) A directive to a computer program acting as an interpreter of some kind, in order to perform a specific task.
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(Law) A writ to bring a person before a court or a judge, most frequently used to ensure that a person's imprisonment, detention, or commitment is legal.
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A written statement prepared by a lawyer and submitted to the court that outlines the pertinent facts of the case, the questions of law to be decided, the position of the lawyer’s client as to those questions, and the legal arguments and authorities (for example, statutes and appellate court decisions) that support that position. See also memorandum.
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(--- Computers) A piece of work created with an application, as with a word processor.
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The definition of an injunction is an order by the court to stop someone from doing something.
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A court’s order directing a lower court or judicial officer to perform a particular action.
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An order issued under the authority of a court, commanding a person to appear in court on a particular date, usually to give testimony in a legal case.
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Written form
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(law) a legal document issued by a court or judicial officer
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