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addaword.gifdefinition of superinjunction

noun
(also super-injunction)
a form of gagging order (=an order from a judge stopping reporters from talking or writing about a case that has not yet been decided) in which the press is not even allowed to report on the existence and details of an injunction
At least 30 superinjunctions currently appear to be in place, including one relating to allegations of water pollution and another to a right-to-die case.
Submitted from United Kingdom on 26/04/2011 13:07:00
Definition of superinjunction from the Open Dictionary – a public resource hosted by Macmillan English Dictionary Online

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