re straining order

restraining order

noun Law.
a judicial order to forbid a particular act until a decision is reached on an application for an injunction.

1875–80 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2014.
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restraining order
(US) law an order issued by a civil court to a potential abuser to keep away from those named in the order

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