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court order

noun
1.
any rule or regulation of a court with which one must comply or risk a contempt action.
Origin of court order
1640-1650
First recorded in 1640-50
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  • The court order said nothing about leaving things as they were.

    Ten From Infinity Paul W. Fairman
  • This work is being done under a court order, issued this morning.

    'Firebrand' Trevison Charles Alden Seltzer
  • I will accompany you and serve this court order on the deputy sheriff.

  • “I think he does mean to get a court order,” she returned soberly.

    Ghost Beyond the Gate Mildred A. Wirt
  • At the instigation of McRae, and without a court order, the sum of $13.

    The Everett massacre Walker C. Smith

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