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cease and desist order

noun

Simple Definition of cease and desist order

  • law : an official order to stop doing something immediately

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of cease and desist order

  1. :  an order from an administrative agency to refrain from a method of competition or a labor practice found by the agency to be unfair

Examples of cease and desist order in a sentence

  1. A cease and desist order was issued by the state.



1926

First Known Use of cease and desist order

1926


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