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General dictionaries General (25 matching dictionaries)
  1. mandamus: Oxford Dictionaries [home, info]
  2. mandamus: American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language [home, info]
  3. mandamus: Collins English Dictionary [home, info]
  4. mandamus: Vocabulary.com [home, info]
  5. mandamus: Merriam-Webster's Online Dictionary, 11th Edition [home, info]
  6. Mandamus, mandamus: Wordnik [home, info]
  7. mandamus: Wiktionary [home, info]
  8. mandamus: Webster's New World College Dictionary, 4th Ed. [home, info]
  9. mandamus: The Wordsmyth English Dictionary-Thesaurus [home, info]
  10. mandamus: Infoplease Dictionary [home, info]
  11. mandamus: Dictionary.com [home, info]
  12. mandamus: Online Etymology Dictionary [home, info]
  13. mandamus: UltraLingua English Dictionary [home, info]
  14. Mandamus: Wikipedia, the Free Encyclopedia [home, info]
  15. Mandamus: Online Plain Text English Dictionary [home, info]
  16. mandamus: Webster's Revised Unabridged, 1913 Edition [home, info]
  17. mandamus: Rhymezone [home, info]
  18. Mandamus: AllWords.com Multi-Lingual Dictionary [home, info]
  19. mandamus: Webster's 1828 Dictionary [home, info]
  20. mandamus: Free Dictionary [home, info]
  21. mandamus: The Phrontistery - A Dictionary of Obscure Words [home, info]
  22. mandamus: Luciferous Logolepsy [home, info]
  23. mandamus: Mnemonic Dictionary [home, info]
  24. mandamus: LookWAYup Translating Dictionary/Thesaurus [home, info]
  25. mandamus: Dictionary/thesaurus [home, info]

Business dictionaries Business (11 matching dictionaries)
  1. mandamus: Webster's New World Law Dictionary [home, info]
  2. Mandamus: Duhaime's Canadian law dictionary [home, info]
  3. mandamus: Law.com Dictionary [home, info]
  4. mandamus: Everybody's Legal Dictionary [home, info]
  6. mandamus: Glossary of Legal Terms [home, info]
  7. MANDAMUS: Bouvier's Law Dictionary 1856 Edition [home, info]
  8. Mandamus: International Law Dictionary [home, info]
  9. mandamus: Legal dictionary [home, info]
  10. mandamus: Financial dictionary [home, info]
  11. mandamus: BusinessDictionary.com [home, info]

Computing dictionaries Computing (1 matching dictionary)
  1. mandamus: Encyclopedia [home, info]

Quick definitions from WordNet (mandamus)

noun:  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

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Phrases that include mandamus:   writ of mandamus, continuing mandamus

Words similar to mandamus:   mandamuses, mandamusing, writ, writ of mandamus, more...

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