Pronunciation: (fī'u-rī" fā'shē-as"), [key] Law.
a writ commanding a sheriff to levy and sell as much of a debtor's property as is necessary to satisfy a creditor's claim against the debtor. Abbr.: FI. FA., fi. fa.
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