HyperDic: court_order

English > 1 sense of the expression court order:
NOUNcommunicationcourt ordera writ issued by a court of law requiring a person to do something or to refrain from doing something
English > court order: 1 sense > noun 1, communication
MeaningA writ issued by a court of law requiring a person to do something or to refrain from doing something.
Categorylaw, jurisprudenceThe collection of rules imposed by authority
NarrowerdivestitureAn order to an offending party to rid itself of property
execution, writ of executionA 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 orderA court order restricting information or comment by the participants involved in a lawsuit
garnishmentA 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, interdictionA court order prohibiting a party from doing a certain activity
Broaderwrit, judicial writ(law) a legal document issued by a court or judicial officer
Spanishauto judicial
Catalanacte judicial

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