Definition of gag order in English:

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gag order

(British gagging order)


A judge’s order that a case may not be discussed in public.
Example sentences
  • Jury, please remember that you are on a gag order and may not discuss what you heard to the media outside.
  • I think the judge had a lot of guts imposing a gag order.
  • Several websites featured discussions on the possible identity of the individual, who is protected by a gagging order.

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Syllabification: gag or·der

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