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gag ordernoun [C]

 /ɡæɡ ˌɔr·dər/ (also gag rule,  /ɡæɡ ˌrul/ )
an ​official order not to ​discuss something, esp. a ​legalcase: The ​jurors can't ​tell us anything because they ​remain under a gag order.
(Definition of gag order from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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gag ordernoun [C]

uk   us   US LAW
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(Definition of gag order from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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