English to Afrikaans Meaning :: summons

Summons :
- dagvaardinggedagvaardagvaardingsdagvaarding

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Noun(1) a request to be present(2) an order to appear in person at a given place and time(3) a writ issued by authority of law; usually compels the defendant's attendance in a civil suit; failure to appear results in a default judgment against the defendant
Verb(1) call in an official matter, such as to attend court(2) ask to come(3) cause to become available for use, either literally or figuratively(4) gather or bring together(5) make ready for action or use

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(1) a summons for non-payment of a parking ticket(2) This wasn't a friendly knock; it was an urgent summons .(3) Edward felt as if he'd been walking in a trance ever since his summons to the Duke's presence.(4) The Raja's envoy, Hari Chand, who reached Kiratpur on the Baisakhi day of 1661, presented the royal summons .(5) In the meantime, on 25 July 2003 the respondent filed a summons seeking an order for security for costs in the sum of $80,000.(6) a summons for nonpayment of a parking ticket(7) His Honour subsequently dismissed the summons in the Common Law Division and referred the probate proceedings to the Registrar.(8) This was in our judgment fully enough to require the district judge to issue an interpleader summons under section 101.(9) In the other summons , the first defendant seeks an order that the matter be remitted to the Supreme Court of Tasmania for hearing.(10) Certainly Edward had never been singled out with a summons to his presence before.(11) And now, if he is to answer the divine summons , he must turn from image to reality.(12) He then failed to answer a summons from the examining magistrate, and a warrant for his arrest was issued on 28th January 1997.(13) After a summons has been issued magistrates can empower the council to take the money it is owed straight out of people's wage packets or deduct it from their income support.(14) So that was what the urgent summons had been about.(15) Taking a deep breath and steadying herself, she went to answer the summons .(16) They are in the nature of a proposed amended writ of summons, a summons for directions and an affidavit in each of the matters and a list of authorities in each of the matters.
Related Words
(1) summon ::
(2) writ of summons ::
1. writ ::
2. order ::
4. process ::
5. serve with a summons ::
dien met 'n dagvaarding
6. cite ::
Different Forms
summons, summonsed, summonses, summonsing
Word Example from TV Shows

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To what do I owe this summons?

To what do I owe this SUMMONS?

Game of Thrones Season 3, Episode 5

Okay, then why is a summons
for a traffic violation...

Okay, then why is a SUMMONS for a traffic violation...

The Big Bang Theory Season 3, Episode 16

Same way I solved
my jury duty summons,

Same way I solved my jury duty SUMMONS,

The Big Bang Theory Season 11, Episode 12

- Sheldon, this is a summons.
- A summons? For what?

- Sheldon, this is a SUMMONS. - A SUMMONS? For what?

The Big Bang Theory Season 3, Episode 16

Don\'t answer a summons
from the Mad King\'s daughter,

Don't answer a SUMMONS from the Mad King's daughter,

Game of Thrones Season 7, Episode 3

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