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certiorari (sur" shee uh RAR ee, sur" shee uh RAY, ree) (noun), certioraris (pl)
1. In law, a writ issued by a higher court to obtain records of a case from a lower court so that the case can be reviewed.
2. Etymology: from 15th century Late Latin, literally "to be informed", the passive of Latin certiorare "to inform"; ultimately from, certus "sure", the word occurs in the Latin version of the writ.
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