(North American gag order)
A judge’s directive forbidding the public disclosure of information on a particular matter: the council was forced to abandon an attempt to impose a gagging order on this newspaper on Friday
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- 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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