Pronunciation: (su-pē'nu, sub-), [key]
—n., v., -naed, -na•ing. Law.
the usual writ for the summoning of witnesses or the submission of evidence, as records or documents, before a court or other deliberative body.
to serve with a subpoena. Also,sub•pe'na.
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