Definition of restraining order in English:
A temporary court order issued to prohibit an individual from carrying out a particular action, especially approaching or contacting a specified person.
- Until the farmers and the cowboys can be friends, this court issues restraining orders against the two parties.
- You had to have a good amount of proof that one's needed before the police will issue a restraining order, first of all.
- And in a later age his violence and lawlessness would have earned him a prison sentence - or at the very least a string of restraining orders and court injunctions.
Definition of restraining order in:
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