contemnor
noun see contemn

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • contemnor — noun A person held in contempt of court …   Wiktionary

  • contemnor — con tem·nor || nÉ™ n. one who despises, one who treats with contempt, scornful person n. one who despises, one who treats with contempt, scornful person …   English contemporary dictionary

  • contemnor — con·temnor …   English syllables

  • contemnor — /kantemnar/ One who has committed contempt of court …   Black's law dictionary

  • contemnor — /kantemnar/ One who has committed contempt of court …   Black's law dictionary

  • contemnor — A person guilty of contempt of court …   Ballentine's law dictionary

  • contemnor — noun see contemner * * * contemˈner or contemˈnor / ər or nər/ noun 1. A person who contemns 2. A person who has been found guilty of contempt of court • • • Main Entry: ↑contemn …   Useful english dictionary

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  • Contempt of court — is a court order which, in the context of a court trial or hearing, declares a person or organization to have disobeyed or been disrespectful of the court s authority. Often referred to simply as contempt, such as a person held in contempt, it is …   Wikipedia

  • contemn — transitive verb Etymology: Middle English contempnen, from Middle French contempner, from Latin contemnere, from com + temnere to despise Date: 15th century to view or treat with contempt ; scorn Synonyms: see despise • contemner also contemnor …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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