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Meaning of "writ of attachment" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF WRIT OF ATTACHMENT

writ of attachment  [rɪt əv əˈtætʃmənt] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF WRIT OF ATTACHMENT

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Writ of attachment is a noun.
A noun is a type of word the meaning of which determines reality. Nouns provide the names for all things: people, objects, sensations, feelings, etc.

WHAT DOES WRIT OF ATTACHMENT MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Writ of attachment

A writ of attachment is a court order to "attach" or seize an asset. It is issued by a court to a law enforcement officer or sheriff. The writ of attachment is issued in order to satisfy a judgment issued by the court. A prejudgment writ of attachment may be used to freeze assets of a defendant while a legal action is pending. Common grounds for obtaining a prejudgment writ of attachment are that a defendant has committed fraud or that a defendant is prepared to hide assets from a court.

Definition of writ of attachment in the English dictionary

The definition of writ of attachment in the dictionary is a document by which a court orders the seizing of property in order to ensure satisfaction of a judgement.

WORDS THAT RHYME WITH WRIT OF ATTACHMENT


attachment
əˈtætʃmənt
avouchment
əˈvaʊtʃmənt
bewitchment
bɪˈwɪtʃmənt
catchment
ˈkætʃmənt
debauchment
dɪˈbɔːtʃmənt
debouchment
dɪˈbaʊtʃmənt
detachment
dɪˈtætʃmənt
embranchment
ɪmˈbrɑːntʃmənt
encroachment
ɪnˈkrəʊtʃmənt
enrichment
ɪnˈrɪtʃmənt
entrenchment
ɪnˈtrɛntʃmənt
fleechment
ˈfliːtʃmənt
hatchment
ˈhætʃmənt
impeachment
ɪmˈpiːtʃmənt
mismatchment
ˌmɪsˈmætʃmənt
nonattachment
ˌnɒnəˈtætʃmənt
parchment
ˈpɑːtʃmənt
preachment
ˈpriːtʃmənt
reattachment
ˌriːəˈtætʃmənt
retrenchment
rɪˈtrɛntʃmənt

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE WRIT OF ATTACHMENT

writ
writ large
writ of execution
writ of habeas corpus
writ of subpoena
writ of summons
writable
writative
write
write down
write in
write off
write out
write up
write-in
write-off
write-protect
write-protect notch
write-protected
write-up

WORDS THAT END LIKE WRIT OF ATTACHMENT

accomplishment
admonishment
advertisement
anti-Establishment
astonishment
capital punishment
corporal punishment
diminishment
disestablishment
embellishment
encashment
establishment
garnishment
nourishment
punishment
ravishment
refreshment
refurbishment
replenishment
research establishment
the Establishment

Synonyms and antonyms of writ of attachment in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «writ of attachment» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF WRIT OF ATTACHMENT

Find out the translation of writ of attachment to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of writ of attachment from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «writ of attachment» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

附件令状
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

orden de embargo
570 millions of speakers

English

writ of attachment
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

कुर्की की रिट
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

أمر الحجز
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

приказ о привязанности
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

mandado de penhora
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

সংযুক্তি এর নিবন্ধ
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

bref de saisie
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Writ lampiran
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

Vollstreckungs Befestigung
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

アタッチメントの令状
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

첨부 파일 의 영장
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Writ lampiran
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

lệnh của tập tin đính kèm
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

இணைப்பு எழுதுதல்
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

जोडपत्र
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

Ek yazılı
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

atto di attaccamento
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

Nakaz zajęcia
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

наказ про прихильності
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

mandat de atașament
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

ένταλμα κατάσχεσης
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

beslagleggingsbevel
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

writ av fastsättning
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

stevning av vedlegg
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of writ of attachment

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «WRIT OF ATTACHMENT»

The term «writ of attachment» is quite widely used and occupies the 47.126 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «WRIT OF ATTACHMENT» OVER TIME

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Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about writ of attachment

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10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «WRIT OF ATTACHMENT»

Discover the use of writ of attachment in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to writ of attachment and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
1
Bankruptcy for Businesses: Benefits, Pitfalls and Alternatives
The process of securing the defendant's assets before there is a final determination of liability is often called a writ of attachment. A writ of attachment can be sought even in the early phases of the lawsuit. Writs of attachment are normally seen ...
Lei Lei Ekvall, Evan Smiley, 2007
2
The Pacific Reporter
Immediately after the issuance of this summons, the plaintiff procured a writ of attachment to be Issued against the property of defendant, which writ was thereafter served by levying upon certain of the defendant's property. After the service of ...
‎1908
3
Southern Reporter
At the spring term, 1893, of the circuit court of Colbert county, the claimant moved the court to quash the writ of attachment issued against W. F. McGwier, at the suit of O' Bryan Bros., and to discharge the levy thereunder upon the goods ...
‎1895
4
Cobbett's Weekly Political Register
Hilary 12 Ann.— A Writ of Attachment was granted against Edward Hen- dale, for speaking disrespectful words of the Lord Chief Justice of the Court of Queen's Bench, and his Warrant. Trinity Term i George I. — A Writ of Attachment against ...
William Cobbett, 1810
5
United States Circuit Courts of Appeals Reports: With ...
Because the plaintiff has failed to prove that said writ of attachment for $9,980.80 was sued out maliciously. "(3) Because it appears that there was probable cause for suing out the writ of attachment for $9,980.80. "(4) Because it appears from ...
‎1903
6
Reports Containing the Cases Determined in All the Circuits ...
"(2) Because the plaintiff has failed to prove that said writ of attachment for $9,980.80 was sued out maliciously. "(3) Because it appears that there was probable cause for suing out the writ of attachment for $9,980.80. "(4) Because it appears ...
United States. Courts: Circuit Court of Appeals, 1903
7
How to Collect Your Own Judgment in Texas
The Order for Attachment directs the court clerk to issue a Writ of Attachment. The Writ of Attachment directs the sheriff to take the judgment debtor into custody until a hearing can be rescheduled on the contempt issue. Most judges will include ...
Harvey L. Cox, 2010
8
The Southern Reporter
6. Attachment <g=> 1 55— Original citation and writ of attachment could not be again lssued or served after return. After return to the clerk's office of the original citation and writ of attachment and their filing, they could not again be issued or ...
‎1922
9
International Enforcement of Foreign Judgments
Attachment of Wages After Judgment: A writ of attachment to be served as a writ of garnishment of wages after the plaintiff's claim has been reduced to judgment in any civil action shall be issued, in the same action, only upon motion and ...
International Business Law Consortium, Paul Hopkins, 2006
10
California Civil Procedure
The court in Western Steel concluded that insufficient justification for an ex parte writ of attachment was put before the trial court. Why did the court, nevertheless, refuse to quash the writ? Do you agree with the court's reasoning? Do you think it  ...
Walter W. Heiser, 2012

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «WRIT OF ATTACHMENT»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term writ of attachment is used in the context of the following news items.
1
Sandiganbayan orders more of Bong Revilla's properties frozen
"It is well to note that some of these 'other known names' of accused Revilla is in furtherance of the implementation of the writ of attachment, and will not even, ... «GMA News, Jul 15»
2
Times Gets $4.2M Lien on Register
The Los Angeles Times has been granted a $4.2 million “writ of attachment” against the Orange County Register in Superior Court, according to a news report. «Orange County Business Journal, Mar 15»
3
LA Times Wins $4.2M Lien Against Register
Superior Court Judge Luis Lavin granted Los Angeles Times Communications an order for a writ of attachment for O.C. Register Communications' property in ... «Courthouse News Service, Mar 15»
4
Gov't freezes assets, bank accounts of Corona
... under the name of the Corona couple were also found with the Philam Asset Management, Inc., the company said in its reply to the sheriff's writ of attachment. «BusinessWorld Online Edition, Mar 15»
5
Jinggoy asks Sandiganbayan to lift freeze order on his assets
The writ of attachment or garnishment prevents Estrada from selling, or disposing his assets listed by the prosecution. The amount of assets ordered garnished ... «GMA News, Feb 15»
6
Police in Shelbyville arrest 2 for neglect
SHELBYVILLE, Ind. (WISH) — Police serving a warrant at a Shelbyville home for a writ of attachment ended up arresting two people for neglect after finding a ... «WISH-TV, Feb 15»
7
Sandigan going after 9 paintings in Imelda's Batasan office
The paintings, found in the office of Marcos at the House of Representatives, were among 24 artworks covered by a writ of attachment issued by the anti-graft ... «Philippine Star, Nov 14»
8
BSP ill-equipped to store, preserve confiscated Marcos paintings
“The BSP, in as much as it would like to comply with the Writ of Attachment, has concerns/constraints that impacts on its ability, or manifest the lack of ability ... «GMA News, Oct 14»
9
DNS Policy Notes for Sept. 30, 2014
This past June, the victims' families filed a writ of attachment against ICANN to seize these internet assets in the federal court in Washington, DC.Domain names ... «Bloomberg BNA, Sep 14»
10
Officials seek to bring banished sex offenders back to Texas
Because the statute of limitations has expired on new criminal charges against the men in Texas, officials filed a request for a "writ of attachment," a legal ... «Houston Chronicle, Sep 14»

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