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court ordernoun [C]

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an ​instruction given by a ​courttelling someone what they can or cannot do
(Definition of court order from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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court ordernoun [C]

uk   us  
LAW an ​instruction given by a ​court telling someone what they must or must not do: apply for/seek a court order They ​applied for a ​courtorder to compel the ​government to ​disclose details of the ​deal.comply with/break a court order Failure to ​comply with a ​courtorder is a serious ​offence. His ​attorneydeclined to comment, ​citing a ​courtorder not to discuss the ​case.
(Definition of court order from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “court order”
in Chinese (Simplified) 法院指令,庭谕…
in Turkish mahkeme emri…
in Russian предписание суда…
in Chinese (Traditional) 法院指令,庭諭…
in Polish nakaz sądowy…
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