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English definition of “muzzle”

muzzle

verb [T] (STOP OPINIONS)    /ˈmʌz.l̩/
to stop a person or organization from expressing independent opinions : The new Secrecy Act will muzzle the media and the opposition .Interrupting and preventing from speaking
(Definition of muzzle verb (STOP OPINIONS) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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