Pronunciation: (mu-nish'un, mō-), [key]
1. Literary.admonition or warning.
2. an official or legal notice.
3. Law.a court order to a person, esp. one requiring an appearance and answer. Cf. subpoena.
4. a formal notice from a bishop requiring the amendment of an ecclesiastical offense.
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