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GAG ORDER

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does gag order mean? 

GAG ORDER (noun)
  The noun GAG ORDER has 1 sense:

1. a court order restricting information or comment by the participants involved in a lawsuit

  Familiarity information: GAG ORDER used as a noun is very rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


GAG ORDER (noun)


Sense 1gag order [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

A court order restricting information or comment by the participants involved in a lawsuit

Classified under:

Nouns denoting communicative processes and contents

Context example:

imposing a gag order on members of the press violates the First Amendment

Hypernyms ("gag order" is a kind of...):

court order (a writ issued by a court of law requiring a person to do something or to refrain from doing something)

Domain category:

jurisprudence; law (the collection of rules imposed by authority)


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