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Pronunciation: [sˈʌmənzɪz] (IPA)

Summonses are legal notices that require individuals to appear in court or respond to a legal matter. The word can be replaced with a number of synonyms such as subpoenas, writs, orders, citations, notices, or indictments. Each of these synonyms has a slightly different legal connotation. For example, a subpoena is a legal document that requires a person to appear in court and may also require them to produce evidence. An indictment, on the other hand, is a formal accusation of a serious crime. Regardless of the synonym used, summonses are a crucial part of the legal system and must be taken seriously by those receiving them.

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Usage examples for Summonses

As regularly as clockwork cross Summonses are taken out before the Bench, and then the women on either side reveal an unequalled power of abuse and loquacity, leaving a decided impression that it is six to one and half a dozen to the other.
"Hodge and His Masters"
Richard Jefferies
Does not the risen Lord still continue to issue His Summonses to the souls of men?
"The Making of an Apostle"
R. J. Campbell
Summonses were sent to every town and district of the countries under the Roman sway calling for contributions towards the rebuilding of the capital.
"Beric the Briton A Story of the Roman Invasion"
G. A. Henty

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