Definition of "praecipe"
  1. A written command or request for a certain court action, typically setting a trial date or demanding a judgment
How to use "praecipe" in a sentence
  1. The attorney submitted a praecipe to set a trial date.
  2. The judge received a praecipe demanding a judgment on the case.
  3. To expedite the proceedings, a praecipe was prepared, asking for swift court action.

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