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fieri facias (n.)

writ concerning a sum awarded in judgment (often requiring seizure and sale of property for debt), Latin, literally "cause it to be done, cause to be made," the first words of the writ, from Latin fieri "to be made, come into being" (see fiat). Second word from facere "to do" (from PIE root *dhe- "to set, put").

updated on April 30, 2017

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Definitions of fieri facias from WordNet

fieri facias (n.)
a writ ordering a levy on the belongings of a debtor to satisfy the debt;
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