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.
- Show copy
noun 1. (films) a positive print of a film for use at an important presentation such as a premiere
verb 1. (intransitive) to rock or sway to and fro 2. (transitive) to rock (a baby in one’s arms or in a pram) noun 3. a rocking motion
- Show day
noun 1. (in Australia) a public holiday in a state on the date of its annual agricultural and industrial show
noun 1. the laying down of one’s cards, face upward, in a card game, especially poker. 2. a conclusive settlement of an issue, difference, etc., in which all resources, power, or the like, are used; decisive confrontation: An international showdown was inevitable. noun 1. (informal) an action that brings matters to a head or acts […]