gagging order


gagging order
An official order forbidding press or broadcast discussion of a specified subject; a public interest immunity certificate.

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  • gagging order — ➔ order1 * * * gagging order UK US noun [C] (UK LAW ► an official order not to discuss something, especially a legal case: impose/issue/lift a gagging order »The judge issued a gagging order to prevent the witnesses from speaking to the press.… …   Financial and business terms

  • gagging order — noun A court order forbidding the public discussion or reporting in the media of a current case • • • Main Entry: ↑gag * * * gagging order variant [ˈɡæɡɪŋ ˌɔː(r)də(r)] [ˈɡæɡɪŋ ˌɔrdər] Main entry: gag order …   Useful english dictionary

  • gagging order — gag order UK / US or gagging order UK [ˈɡæɡɪŋ ˌɔː(r)də(r)] / US [ˈɡæɡɪŋ ˌɔrdər] noun [countable] Word forms gag order : singular gag order plural gag orders Word forms gagging order : singular gagging order plural gagging orders an order from a… …   English dictionary

  • order — 1) In business and trade, making a request to deliver, sell, receive, or purchase goods or services; 2) In the securities and futures trade, instructions to a broker on how to buy or sell. The most common orders in futures markets are market… …   Financial and business terms

  • order — {{Roman}}I.{{/Roman}} noun 1 way in which people/things are arranged ADJECTIVE ▪ correct, proper, right ▪ wrong ▪ logical ▪ The paragraphs are not in a logical order …   Collocations dictionary

  • gagging — adj. Gagging is used with these nouns: ↑order …   Collocations dictionary

  • gagging — gæg n. something which is placed in or over the mouth in order to prevent speech or other noise; joke v. place something in or over the mouth in order to prevent speech or other sounds; begin to vomit; choke; cause to vomit; cause choking; make… …   English contemporary dictionary

  • Gag order — Gagging Order redirects here. For the song by Radiohead, see COM LAG (2plus2isfive). Part of a series on Censorship …   Wikipedia

  • gag order — UK / US or gagging order UK [ˈɡæɡɪŋ ˌɔː(r)də(r)] / US [ˈɡæɡɪŋ ˌɔrdər] noun [countable] Word forms gag order : singular gag order plural gag orders Word forms gagging order : singular gagging order plural gagging orders an order from a judge… …   English dictionary

  • gag order — UK US noun [C] US LAW ► GAGGING ORDER(Cf. ↑gagging order) …   Financial and business terms

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