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restraining order

noun [C] uk   us   specialized
a written instruction made by a court that forbids (= does not allow) a particular action until a judge has made a decision about the matter: She obtained a restraining order forbidding her partner from seeing their two children.
Translations of “restraining order”
in Chinese (Traditional) (法院發出的)限制令…
in Chinese (Simplified) (法院发出的)限制令…
(Definition of restraining order from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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