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court order

any rule or regulation of a court with which one must comply or risk a contempt action.
Origin of court order
1640-50 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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  • Indeed, they are currently ignoring a court order against them.
  • By court order two dams along the creek were removed earlier this year.
  • They are still under a court order, she says, which prevents them from talking about the case.
  • And you wonder why someone is walking in with a court order to volunteer.
  • The court cannot hold the noncustodial parent responsible for support prior to the existence of a court order.
  • Disclosure under court order or other legal process.

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