cease and desist order

noun
|Updated on: 4 Jun 2018

Definition of cease and desist order

: 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.

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First Known Use of cease and desist order

1926

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CEASE AND DESIST ORDER Defined for English Language Learners

cease and desist order

Definition of cease and desist order for English Language Learners

  • law : an official order to stop doing something immediately


Law Dictionary

cease-and-desist order

legal Definition of cease-and-desist order

see order 3b

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