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writ

writ

pronunciation:
rIt
part of speech: noun
definition 1: a formal legal order, issued by a court or other public authority, directing the person to whom it is addressed to do or not do some specified act.
similar words:
warrant
definition 2: writing, esp. sacred scripture.