1 Law (Of a decree or judgment) given provisionally during the course of a legal action.
More example sentences
- This is entirely consistent with the familiar field of interlocutory injunctions granted ex parte.
- In that case the Court of Appeal refused to grant an interlocutory injunction restraining breach of confidence or breach of copyright.
- The plaintiff had failed to satisfy Justice Himel that an interim interlocutory injunction should be granted.
late 15th century: from medieval Latin interlocutorius, from Latin interloqui 'interrupt' (see interlocutor).
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