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warrant

verb [T]  /ˈwɑr·ənt, ˈwɔr-/ fml us  

warrant verb [T] (MAKE NECESSARY)

to make a particular action necessary or correct, or to be a reason to do something: His injury was serious enough to warrant an operation. I can see circumstances in which these types of investigations would be warranted.

warrant

noun [C]  /ˈwɑr·ənt, ˈwɔr-/ us  

warrant noun [C] (DOCUMENT)

an official document approved by an authority, esp. a judge, which gives the police permission to do certain things: a search warrant an arrest warrant
Translations of “warrant”
in Spanish justificar, asegurar (que)…
in French justifier, assurer (que)…
in German rechtfertigen, sich verbürgen für…
in Chinese (Traditional) 使有必要…
in Russian ордер…
in Turkish yetki/izin belgesi, tevkif müzekkeresi, arama emri…
in Chinese (Simplified) 使有必要…
in Polish nakaz…
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