venire facias

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venire fa·ci·as

 (fā′shē-əs, -ăs′)
See venire.

[Middle English; see venire.]
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venire facias

(Law) law (formerly) a writ directing a sheriff to summon suitable persons to form a jury
[C15: Latin, literally: you must make come]
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.venire facias - a judicial writ ordering a sheriff to summon people for jury duty
judicial writ, writ - (law) a legal document issued by a court or judicial officer
law, jurisprudence - the collection of rules imposed by authority; "civilization presupposes respect for the law"; "the great problem for jurisprudence to allow freedom while enforcing order"
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