temporary injunction

Definitions of temporary injunction
  1. noun
    injunction issued during a trial to maintain the status quo or preserve the subject matter of the litigation until the trial is over
    synonyms: interlocutory injunction
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    type of:
    cease and desist order, enjoining, enjoinment, injunction
    (law) a judicial remedy issued in order to prohibit a party from doing or continuing to do a certain activity
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