Definition of court order in English:

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court order

Pronunciation: /kôrt ˈôrdər/


A direction issued by a court or a judge requiring a person to do or not do something.
Example sentences
  • The Applicant has been told that he requires a court order in order to have his cheques returned to him.
  • It is arguable that the requirement of a court order for this is an unnecessary historical relic.
  • The next question is how much, therefore, should the court order the defendant to pay by way of interim order.

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Syllabification: court or·der

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