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Noun: gag order  gag or-du(r)
  1. (law) a court order restricting information or comment by the participants involved in a lawsuit
    "imposing a gag order on members of the press violates the First Amendment";
    - gagging order [Brit], gag

Derived forms: gag orders

Type of: court order

Encyclopedia: Gag order