gag order definition by American Heritage Dictionary
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A court order forbidding parties in a legal action, lawyers, witnesses, and jurors, from making statements to the press regarding an ongoing case in which they are participating.
gag order definition by Wiktionary
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gag order - Legal Definition
In litigation, a court’s order to the parties and witnesses not to speak to the press or public about the case.