Meaning of “court order” in the English Dictionary

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(Definition of “court order” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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court ordernoun [ C ]

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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 court order to compel the government to disclose details of the deal.
comply with/break a court order Failure to comply with a court order is a serious offence.
His attorney declined to comment, citing a court order not to discuss the case.

(Definition of “court order” from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)