Definition of court order
: an order issuing from a competent court that requires a party to do or abstain from doing a specified act
Examples of court order in a sentence
He received a court order barring him from entering the building.
He is barred by court order from entering the building.
The town is under court order to fix the problem.
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COURT ORDER Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of court order for English Language Learners
: a formal statement from a court that orders someone to do or stop doing something
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