court order

court order (plural court orders)

  1. (legal) A written command, issued by a judge, requiring whomever it is served upon to do whatever the order says, under penalty of being held in contempt of court.
  • French: ordonnance judiciaire
  • German: Gerichtsbeschluss
  • Russian: распоряже́ние суда́
  • Spanish: orden judicial

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