There are 2 translations of summons in Spanish:

summons1

Pronunciation: /ˈsʌmənz/

n (plural -monses)

  • 1.1 [Law/Derecho] citación (f), citatorio (m) (Mexico/México) to issue a summons despachar una citación or (Mexico/México) un citatorio to serve a summons on sb entregarle* una citación or (Mexico/México) un citatorio a algn
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    • He then failed to answer a summons from the examining magistrate, and a warrant for his arrest was issued on 28th January 1997.
    • It includes the originating summons and the writ of habeas corpus that were filed in that court and/or the evidentiary material before that court.
    • However, the court did lose jurisdiction over the person and it could only regain that jurisdiction by re-issuing a summons to the defendant to appear.
    1.2 (call) I got a summons from my boss me llamó el jefe 1.3 (for help etc) llamamiento (m), llamado (m) (Latin America/América Latina)
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    • This wasn't a friendly knock; it was an urgent summons.
    • The Raja's envoy, Hari Chand, who reached Kiratpur on the Baisakhi day of 1661, presented the royal summons.
    • So that was what the urgent summons had been about.

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vt
to relocate …
Cultural fact of the day

In Spain the term castellano, rather than español, refers to the Spanish language as opposed to Catalan, Basque etc. The choice of word has political overtones: castellano has separatist connotations and español is considered centralist. In Latin America castellano is the usual term for Spanish.

There are 2 translations of summons in Spanish:

summons2

vt

  • [Law/Derecho] citar, emplazar*
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    • He was summonsed over articles that appeared in Australia and PNG in January expressing concerns over rising crime and the security of his family in PNG.
    • Only one in five of those drivers was subsequently summonsed to appear in court.
    • Another woman was also summonsed for assisting the first defendant.

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Word of the day reubicar
vt
to relocate …
Cultural fact of the day

In Spain the term castellano, rather than español, refers to the Spanish language as opposed to Catalan, Basque etc. The choice of word has political overtones: castellano has separatist connotations and español is considered centralist. In Latin America castellano is the usual term for Spanish.