English version

warrant in Police topic

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishwarrantwar‧rant1 /ˈwɒrənt $ ˈwɔː-, ˈwɑː-/ ●○○ noun  1 [countable]SCLSCP a legal document that is signed by a judge, allowing the police to take a particular actionwarrant for The magistrate issued a warrant for his arrest. death warrant, search warrant2 [countable] an official document giving someone the right to do something, for example buy shares in a company The company issued warrants for 300,000 shares.3 no warrant for (doing) something unwarranted
Examples from the Corpus
warrantA judge has now issued a warrant for his arrest.In the following circumstances the police have the power to arrest without a warrant.A warrant has been issued for the arrest of a suspected terrorist.A warrant authorised officers of I.C.A.C. to enter and search certain premises.They also issued an arrest warrant for a fourth worker.Although he did not sign the king's death warrant, he was present at his execution.You don't have to let the police in unless they have a search warrant.Her office did refuse the warrant.The warrant is over the murder of Nicholas and Elizabeth Newall on or about 10 October, 1987.issued ... warrantThe secret was out and the magistrates issued a warrant to arrest the illegal mint.A judge has now issued a warrant for his arrest.They issued a warrant for his arrest, and that same night we took off for Colorado.