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"gagging order" in British English

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

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gagging ordernoun [ C ]

uk us US gag order UK LAW

an official order not to discuss something, especially a legal case:

impose/issue/lift a gagging order The judge issued a gagging order to prevent the witnesses from speaking to the press.
Thursday, the judge lifted a gag order that had barred all participants from discussing the case publicly.

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