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English definition of “subpoena”
/səˈpiːnə/ noun [C] LAW
› a legal document ordering someone to appear in a court of law or to produce documents: issue/receive/serve a subpoenasubpoena for sth The company received subpoenas for documents and testimony about its marketing practices worldwide
subpoena power › the power of a court, committee, etc. to order someone to appear and give evidence or documents to be produced: give/grant/have subpoena power Federal mine safety officials have subpoena power similar to other federal agencies.