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mandamus

Saltos de línea: man|da¦mus
Pronunciación: /manˈdeɪməs
 
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Definición de mandamus en inglés:

sustantivo

[mass noun] Law
A judicial writ issued as a command to an inferior court or ordering a person to perform a public or statutory duty: an order of mandamus
Más ejemplos en oraciones
  • Because if one is speaking about prohibition and mandamus, prohibition and mandamus are concerned with duties.
  • A writ of mandamus was sought and granted by the High Court.
  • No error of law has been shown that would attract the writ of mandamus.

Origen

mid 16th century: from Latin, literally 'we command'.

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