subpoena
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subpoena(
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pi
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A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (legal)
a. la citación
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
The witness to the crime received a subpoena to testify before the judge.El testigo del crimen recibió una citación para declarar ante el juez.
b. el citatorio
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
The mobsters saw the attorney arrive at Antonio's house to serve the subpoena on him.Los mafiosos vieron llegar al abogado a la casa de Antonio para entregarle el citatorio.
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
2. (to serve notice)
a. citar
We're still waiting for authorization from the judge to subpoena the witness.Aún estamos esperando la autorización del juez para citar al testigo.
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subpoena
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (general)
a. la citación
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
2. (general)
a. citar
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subpoena [səbˈpiːnə] (Jur)
noun
citación (f)
to serve sb with a subpoena serve a subpoena on sb enviar una citación a algn
He has been served with a subpoena to answer the charges in court A House committee tried to serve a subpoena on Harry Truman.
transitive verb
[+witness] citar
she has the power to subpoena witnesses
[+document] reclamar como pruebas
to subpoena sb to do sth citar a algn para hacer algo
the investigation will rely on existing powers to subpoena documents
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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