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mandamus
(Latin)


Southwest Airlines requested a writ of mandamus to not enforce the injunction competitors got to try to keep them from flying.
  literally translates as, "We command"; a command of a higher court to a lower court or a public officer to perform a lawful duty
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Associated words [difficulty]:   mandamus , certiorari [8] , writ [2]
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Most commonly used in these subjects:   Law, Medicine, Public Policy & Politics
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