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A court order forbidding parties in a legal action, lawyers, witnesses, and jurors, from making statements to the press regarding an ongoing case in which they are participating.
a court order prohibiting those involved in a case from discussing it publicly.
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|Noun||1.||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"|
court order - a writ issued by a court of law requiring a person to do something or to refrain from doing something