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subpoena duces tecum

[suh-pee-nuh doo-seez tee-kuh m, doo-seyz tey-kuh m, suh b-] /səˈpi nə ˈdu siz ˈti kəm, ˈdu seɪz ˈteɪ kəm, səb-/
noun, Law.
a writ directing a person to appear in court and to bring some document described in the writ.
Also called duces tecum.
1755-65; < Neo-Latin: literally, under penalty you shall bring with you
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