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search warrantnoun [C]

uk   /ˈsɜːtʃ ˌwɒr.ənt/  us   /ˈsɝːtʃ ˌwɔːr.ənt/
an ​officialdocument that gives ​policeofficers the ​authority to ​search a ​building for ​stolenproperty, ​illegalgoods, or ​information that might ​help to ​solve a ​crime
(Definition of search warrant from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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search warrantnoun [C]

 us   /ˈsɜrtʃ ˌwɑr·ənt, ˌwɔr-/
an ​officialdocument that gives the ​police the ​authority to search a ​place
(Definition of search warrant from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “search warrant”
in Chinese (Simplified) 搜查证,搜查令…
in Turkish arama izni/emri…
in Russian ордер на обыск…
in Chinese (Traditional) 搜索票,搜查令…
in Polish nakaz rewizji…
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