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restraining order

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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 order issued by a court of law or other legal authority for 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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