summons

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1 summons /ˈsʌmənz/ noun
plural summonses
1 summons
/ˈsʌmənz/
noun
plural summonses
Learner's definition of SUMMONS
law : an official order to appear in a court of law
[count]
[noncount]
compare subpoena
[count] : an official order to appear at a particular place
2 summons /ˈsʌmənz/ verb
summonses; summonsed; summonsing
2 summons
/ˈsʌmənz/
verb
summonses; summonsed; summonsing
Learner's definition of SUMMONS
[+ object] law
: to order (someone) to appear in a court of law : summon usually used as (be) summonsed
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