court order

noun
Updated on: 16 Nov 2017

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

  1. He received a court order barring him from entering the building.

  2. He is barred by court order from entering the building.

  3. The town is under court order to fix the problem.

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First Known Use of court order

1650


COURT ORDER Defined for English Language Learners

court order

noun

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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