Definition of Contemnor

1. Noun. (legal) A person held in contempt of court. ¹



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Definition of Contemnor

1. [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Contemnor

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contangos
contd
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contemning
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contemnor (current term)
contemnors
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contemplating

Literary usage of Contemnor

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1. The Weekly Reporter by Great Britain. Parliament. House of Lords, Great Britain. Privy Council, Great Britain. Supreme Court of Judicature (1890)
"This was a motion which raised the question whether the death of a contemnor determined proceedings under a writ of séquestration. On the 6th of May, 1889, ..."

2. The Encyclopædia of Pleading and Practice by William Mark McKinney, Thomas Johnson Michie (1896)
"The mere want of regularity of a court possessing the requisite authority in the violated order affords the contemnor no available defense.8 c. ..."

3. Standard Encyclopædia of Procedure by Edward W. Tuttle (1912)
"In order to punish a party for failure to comply with an order of court, it is necessary that such order should have been served on the alleged contemnor ..."

4. The Law and Practice in Bankruptcy Under the National Bankruptcy Act of 1898 by William Miller Collier, William Horace Hotchkiss, Frank Bixby Gilbert (1907)
"Attachment may also be asked, and, in exceptional cases, granted.23 On the return of the order or appearance of the alleged contemnor, the judge must " in a ..."

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