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Main Entry: 1subˇpoeˇna
Pronunciation: sschwa-primarystresspemacron-nschwa
Function: noun
Etymology: from the Latin phrase sub poena "under penalty"; used as the beginning words of the order
: an order in writing commanding a person named in it to appear in court under a penalty for failure to appear

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