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restraining ordernoun [C]

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a written ​instruction made by a ​court that forbids (= does not ​allow) a ​particularaction until a ​judge has made a ​decision about the ​matter: She ​obtained a ​restrainingorderforbidding her ​partner from ​seeingtheir two ​children.
(Definition of restraining order from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “restraining order”
in Chinese (Simplified) (法院发出的)限制令…
in Chinese (Traditional) (法院發出的)限制令…
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