nounBritish • informal
- A directive that forbids both the public disclosure of information on a particular issue and also any disclosure of the existence of the directive itself: after a failed attempt to obtain a superinjunction to suppress the story, he got permission to miss a fixtureMore example sentences
- He referred to them as ‘the team with no names’ saying a superinjunction prevented him from admitting that they existed.
- Even with the superinjunction, the report appeared on the whistle-blower Web site Wikileaks three days after the injunction.
- Last month another England footballer obtained a super-injunction after hearing that a Sunday newspaper was planning an expose.