Definition of writ of execution in English:

writ of execution

Line breaks: writ of exe|cu¦tion

noun

Law
A judicial order that a judgement be enforced.
More example sentences
  • We think that the law of limitation of actions ought not to interfere with the rules in relation to execution, which currently provide for a period for issue of a writ of execution of six years, which may be extended with the leave of the court.
  • There have now been something like about six applications, at least, relating to stays of the writ of execution.
  • Would that mean a writ of execution against an athlete's goods, or garnisheeing of an athlete's wages, is that a possibility?

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