monition

  • 1 monition — [ mɔnisjɔ̃ ] n. f. • monicion 1275; lat. monitio ♦ Relig. Dans l Église catholique, Avertissement que l autorité ecclésiastique adresse avant d infliger une censure. Monition canonique ou de justice. Publication d un monitoire. ● monition nom… …

    Encyclopédie Universelle

  • 2 monition — MONITION. s. f. Terme de Jurisdiction Ecclesiastique. Avertissement Juridique qui se fait en de certains cas par l authorité de l Evesque avant que de proceder à l Excommunication. On fait jusqu à quatre Monitions. proceder à la troisiesme… …

    Dictionnaire de l'Académie française

  • 3 Monition — Mo*ni tion, n. [F., fr. L. monitio, from monere to warn, bring to mind; akin to E. mind. See {Mind}, and cf. {Admonish}, {Money}, {Monster}.] 1. Instruction or advice given by way of caution; an admonition; a warning; a caution. [1913 Webster]… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 4 monition — (n.) warning, late 14c., from O.Fr. monition (13c.) and directly from L. monitionem (nom. monitio) warning, admonition, reminding, noun of action from pp. stem of monere to warn (see MONITOR (Cf. monitor) (n.)) …

    Etymology dictionary

  • 5 monition — [mō nish′ən, mənish′ən] n. [ME monicion < OFr monition < L monitio < pp. of monere, to warn: see MONITOR] 1. admonition; warning; caution 2. an official or legal notice; specif., an order issued by a court, as a summons or a command to… …

    English World dictionary

  • 6 Monition — (v. lat.), Ermahnung, Abmahnung …

    Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • 7 Monition — (lat.), Ermahnung, Erinnerung …

    Meyers Großes Konversations-Lexikon

  • 8 Monition — Monitiōn (lat.), Ermahnung, Erinnerung …

    Kleines Konversations-Lexikon

  • 9 monition — I (legal summons) noun authoritative citation to appear, authoritative command, bidding, call, citation, command, commandment, decree, dictate, direction, edict, fiat, invitation, legal notice, mandate, notice to appear, notification, official… …

    Law dictionary

  • 10 monition — Monition, f. acut. Est advertissement, ou advis, Monitio, Monitum moniti, Monitus, huius monitus, Admonitio, Admonitum, Admonitus, Commonitio …

    Thresor de la langue françoyse

  • 11 monition — /manishan/ In admiralty, formerly the summons to appear and answer, issued on filing the libel; which was either a simple monition in personam or an attachment and monition in rem. With the unification of the Admiralty Rules and Federal Rules of… …

    Black's law dictionary

  • 12 monition — /manishan/ In admiralty, formerly the summons to appear and answer, issued on filing the libel; which was either a simple monition in personam or an attachment and monition in rem. With the unification of the Admiralty Rules and Federal Rules of… …

    Black's law dictionary

  • 13 Monition — In the U.S., monition refers to a summons. In English law and the canon law of the Church of England, a monition, contraction of admonition, is an order to a member of the clergy to do or refrain from doing a specified act.[1][2] Other than a… …

    Wikipedia

  • 14 monition —    The term monition comes from the Latin noun monitio, which means advice or warning. It was introduced in or shortly before 1922 by the French physiologist and Nobel Prize laureate Charles Robert Richet (1850 1935) to replace various older… …

    Dictionary of Hallucinations

  • 15 monition — (mo ni sion ; en vers, de quatre syllabes) s. f. 1°   Terme de juridiction ecclésiastique. Avertissement émanant de l évêque avant l excommunication. 2°   Publication d un monitoire. HISTORIQUE    XIIIe s. •   Et s il n obeist à lor monission,… …

    Dictionnaire de la Langue Française d'Émile Littré

  • 16 MONITION — s. f. T. de Juridiction ecclés. Avertissement juridique qui se fait en de certains cas par l autorité de l évêque, avant de procéder à l excommunication. On a fait jusqu à trois monitions. Procéder à la troisième monition. Pour la troisième et… …

    Dictionnaire de l'Academie Francaise, 7eme edition (1835)

  • 17 MONITION — n. f. T. de Juridiction ecclésiastique Avertissement juridique qui se fait en certains cas par l’autorité de l’évêque, avant de procéder à l’excommunication. On a fait jusqu’à trois monitions. Procéder à la troisième monition. Pour la troisième… …

    Dictionnaire de l'Academie Francaise, 8eme edition (1935)

  • 18 monition — noun Etymology: Middle English monicioun, from Anglo French monicion, from Latin monition , monitio, from monēre Date: 14th century 1. warning, caution 2. an intimation of danger …

    New Collegiate Dictionary

  • 19 monition — /meuh nish euhn, moh /, n. 1. Literary. admonition or warning. 2. an official or legal notice. 3. Law. a court order to a person, esp. one requiring an appearance and answer. Cf. subpoena. 4. a formal notice from a bishop requiring the amendment… …

    Universalium

  • 20 monition —   n. caution; warning, especially legal.    ♦ monitory, a.; n. letter containing a monition …

    Dictionary of difficult words