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Overview of noun mandamus

The noun mandamus has 1 senses? (first 1 from tagged texts)
1. (1) mandamus, writ of mandamus

(an extraordinary writ commanding an official to perform a ministerial act that the law recognizes as an absolute duty and not a matter for the official's discretion; used only when all other judicial remedies fail) © 2001-2013, Demand Media, all rights reserved. The database is based on Word Net a lexical database for the English language. see disclaimer
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