Translation of "writ" - English-Spanish dictionary


noun uk /rɪt/ us

specialized law a legal document from a law court that tells you that you will be involved in a legal process and explains what you must do

orden judicial
There have been at least seven writs issued against him for late payment of bills.
She has served a writ for libel on the newspaper (= she has delivered it to them officially).

(Translation of “writ” from the Cambridge English-Spanish Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)