from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.
- noun A court order preventing a certain action from being taken until a full hearing can be held as to whether that action should be enjoined.
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- noun law An
orderissued by a court of lawor other legal authorityfor a specified timeframe forbidding the restrained party from contacting and close proximity to the protected party and other restrictions, usually banning the possession of arms.
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