show cause order

noun Law.

a court order issued to a party in a lawsuit, directing that party to appear to give reasons why a certain action should not be put into effect by the court.

Nearby words

  1. show bag,
  2. show bill,
  3. show biz,
  4. show business,
  5. show card,
  6. show copy,
  7. show day,
  8. show geranium,
  9. show girl,
  10. show house Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019