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GARNISHMENT

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does garnishment mean? 

GARNISHMENT (noun)
  The noun GARNISHMENT has 1 sense:

1. a court order to an employer to withhold all or part of an employee's wages and to send the money to the court or to the person who won a lawsuit against the employee

  Familiarity information: GARNISHMENT used as a noun is very rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


GARNISHMENT (noun)


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Meaning:

A court order to an employer to withhold all or part of an employee's wages and to send the money to the court or to the person who won a lawsuit against the employee

Classified under:

Nouns denoting communicative processes and contents

Hypernyms ("garnishment" is a kind of...):

court order (a writ issued by a court of law requiring a person to do something or to refrain from doing something)

Domain category:

jurisprudence; law (the collection of rules imposed by authority)


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