cease and desist order

noun

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


CEASE AND DESIST ORDER Defined for English Language Learners

cease and desist order

noun

Definition of cease and desist order for English Language Learners

  • law : an official order to stop doing something immediately


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