Definition of attorn in English:
verb[no object] Law
1Formally make or acknowledge a transfer of something.
- They were parties in the U.S. litigation and had attorned to U.S. jurisdiction.
- Mrs. Varga shall attorn to this jurisdiction in relation to all issues of custody and access.
- Having intervened the minister attorned to the jurisdiction of the court.
Definition of attorn in:
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