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Subpoena vs. Citation

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Subpoenanoun

A writ requiring a defendant to appear in court to answer a plaintiff's claim.

Citationnoun

An official summons or notice given to a person to appear.

Subpoenanoun

(legal) A writ requiring someone to appear in court to give testimony.

Citationnoun

The paper containing such summons or notice.

Subpoenaverb

(transitive) To summon with a subpoena.

Citationnoun

The act of citing a passage from a book, or from another person, in his/her own words.

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Subpoenanoun

A writ commanding the attendance in court, as a witness, of the person on whom it is served, under a penalty; the process by which a defendant in equity is commanded to appear and answer the plaintiff's bill.

Citationnoun

An entry in a list of source(s) from which one took information, words or literary or verbal context.

Subpoenaverb

To serve with a writ of subpœna; to command attendance in court by a legal writ, under a penalty in case of disobedience.

Citationnoun

The passage or words quoted; quotation.

Subpoenanoun

a writ issued by court authority to compel the attendance of a witness at a judicial proceeding; disobedience may be punishable as a contempt of court

Citationnoun

Enumeration; mention.

‘It's a simple citation of facts.’;

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Subpoenaverb

serve or summon with a subpoena;

‘The witness and her records were subpoenaed’;

Citationnoun

A reference to decided cases, or books of authority, to prove a point in law.

Subpoena

A subpoena (; also subpœna, supenna or subpena) or witness summons is a writ issued by a government agency, most often a court, to compel testimony by a witness or production of evidence under a penalty for failure. There are two common types of subpoenas: subpoena ad testificandum orders a person to testify before the ordering authority or face punishment.

Citationnoun

A commendation in recognition of some achievement, or a formal statement of an achievement.

Citationnoun

An official summons or notice given to a person to appear; the paper containing such summons or notice.

Citationnoun

The act of citing a passage from a book, or from another person, in his own words; also, the passage or words quoted; quotation.

‘This horse load of citations and fathers.’;

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Citationnoun

Enumeration; mention; as, a citation of facts.

Citationnoun

A reference to decided cases, or books of authority, to prove a point in law.

Citationnoun

an official award (as for bravery or service) usually given as formal public statement

Citationnoun

(law) the act of citing (as of spoken words or written passages or legal precedents etc.)

Citationnoun

a short note recognizing a source of information or of a quoted passage;

‘the student's essay failed to list several important citations’; ‘the acknowledgments are usually printed at the front of a book’; ‘the article includes mention of similar clinical cases’;

Citationnoun

a passage or expression that is quoted or cited

Citationnoun

a summons that commands the appearance of a party at a proceeding

Citationnoun

thoroughbred that won the triple crown in 1948

Citation

A citation is a reference to a source. More precisely, a citation is an abbreviated alphanumeric expression embedded in the body of an intellectual work that denotes an entry in the bibliographic references section of the work for the purpose of acknowledging the relevance of the works of others to the topic of discussion at the spot where the citation appears.

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