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writ of mandamus meaning and definition

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Definition of writ of mandamus (noun)

  1. 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
Source: Princeton University Wordnet

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