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restraining order

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noun [countable] legal British English pronunciation: restraining order /rɪˈstreɪnɪŋ ˌɔː(r)də(r)/ 
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singularrestraining order
pluralrestraining orders
  1. a legal document from a judge that stops someone from doing something

    She took out a restraining order against the man accused of stalking her.

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