summons

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USAGE NOTE
The plural of "summons" is "summonses."
summons(
suh
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mihnz
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A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
noun
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).
(F)
Marcus received a summons to testify in the trialMarcus recibió una citación para testificar en el juicio.
b. la orden de comparencia
(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).
(F)
I was sent a summons by the clerk of court.El secretario del juzgado me envió una orden de comparencia.
c. la citación judicial
(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).
(F)
If you receive a summons and you do not respond, you will lose the case.Si recibes una citación judicial y no respondes, perderás el caso.
2. (call)
a. la llamada
(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).
(F)
His inspiring speech is a summons to citizens to participate in their local communities.Su discurso inspirador es una llamada a los ciudadanos a participar en sus comunidades locales.
b. el llamado
(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).
(M)
Regionalism used in Latin America: all the countries in South America, Central America, and the Caribbean. Does not include Spain.
(Latin America)
The volunteers say that they feel a summons to help people.Los voluntarios dicen que sienten un llamado a ayudar a la gente.
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
transitive verb
3. (to issue a subpoena)
a. citar
The court summonsed the defendant this Tuesday.El tribunal citó al demandado este martes.
b. emplazar
Juan was summonsed and has to appear in court.Juan fue emplazado y tiene que comparecer ante el tribunal.
summon
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
transitive verb
4. (to call for)
a. llamar
Alan summoned a waiter and asked for the wine list.Alan llamó a un mesero y pidió que trajera la carta de vinos.
b. pedir (help)
His mother has a personal alarm which she can use to summon assistance if she has a fall.Su madre tiene una alarma personal que puede usar para pedir ayuda si se cae.
5. (to convoke)
a. convocar (meeting)
The president summoned an emergency meeting of the security council.El presidente convocó una reunión de emergencia del consejo de seguridad.
6. (legal)
a. citar
I thought I was going to have to give evidence in court, but in the end I wasn't summoned.Pensé que iba a tener que prestar declaración en el tribunal, pero al final no me citaron.
7. (to muster)
a. reunir
She summoned all the strength she had, and managed to free herself from the rope that tied her.Reunió todas sus fuerzas, y consiguió soltarse de la cuerda que la ataba.
b.
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
no direct translation
I couldn't summon the energy to get out of bed.No tenía energía para levantarme de la cama.
Trusting ourselves allows us to summon the courage to be who we are.Confiar en nosotros mismos nos permite animarnos a ser quienes somos.
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summons
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
Noun
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).
(F)
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
transitive verb
2. (law)
a. citar
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summons [ˈsʌmənz]
noun
summonses (plural) (Jur) citación (f) judicial; emplazamiento (m); llamada (f)
he got a summons for drink driving recibió una citación por conducir borracho; she received a summons to appear in court recibió una citación para presentarse en el juzgado
to serve a summons on sb entregar una citación a algn
to take out a summons against sb entablar demanda contra algn; citar a algn (para estrados)
transitive verb
citar; emplazar
she has been summonsed to appear in court ha sido citada or emplazada a presentarse en el juzgado
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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