writ
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (legal)
a. la orden 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).
The judge issued a writ to search the home of the suspect.El juez libró una orden judicial para que se cateara el hogar del sospechoso.
b. el mandato judicial
(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 writ enjoins the builder from continuing the construction of the building.El mandato judicial exige que el constructor deje de construir el edificio.
c. la orden
(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).
Pedro's bank received a writ of garnishment for his account.El banco de Pedro recibió una orden de embargo para su cuenta.
d. el mandato
(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).
Sergio got a writ of summons for unpaid dues.Sergio recibió un mandato por las cuotas pendientes de pago.
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writ
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (law)
a. el mandato judicial
(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).
to serve a writ on somebodyentregar un mandato judicial a alguien
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writ [rɪt]
noun
(Jur) mandato (m) judicial
to serve a writ on sb notificar un mandato judicial a algn; to issue a writ against sb demandar a algn
writ [rɪt]
verb:past
verb:participle:past
adjective
it's just the old policy writ large es la misma política en forma exagerada; guilt was writ large on his face se hacía patente la culpa en su cara
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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