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court order

n.
An order issued by a court, usually at the request of a party to a case, directing a party or participant in a case to take a certain action.

court order

An order from a court requiring someone to do or not do something.
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Noun1.court order - a writ issued by a court of law requiring a person to do something or to refrain from doing something
divestiture - an order to an offending party to rid itself of property; it has the purpose of depriving the defendant of the gains of wrongful behavior; "the court found divestiture to be necessary in preventing a monopoly"
judicial writ, writ - (law) a legal document issued by a court or judicial officer
writ of execution, execution - a routine court order that attempts to enforce the judgment that has been granted to a plaintiff by authorizing a sheriff to carry it out
gag order - a court order restricting information or comment by the participants involved in a lawsuit; "imposing a gag order on members of the press violates the First Amendment"
garnishment - a court order to an employer to withhold all or part of an employee's wages and to send the money to the court or to the person who won a lawsuit against the employee
interdict, interdiction - a court order prohibiting a party from doing a certain activity
law, jurisprudence - the collection of rules imposed by authority; "civilization presupposes respect for the law"; "the great problem for jurisprudence to allow freedom while enforcing order"
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