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  • 1 restraining — index compulsory, limiting, preventive, prohibitive (restrictive), restrictive Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …

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  • 2 Restraining — Restrain Re*strain , v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Restrained}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Restraining}.] [OE. restreinen, F. restreindre, fr. L. restringere, restrictum; pref. re re + stringere to draw, bind, or press together. See {Strain}, v. t., and cf.… …

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  • 3 restraining — adj. Restraining is used with these nouns: ↑influence, ↑order …

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  • 4 restraining — (Roget s IV) modif. Syn. controlling, constraining, restrictive, coercive; see governing …

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  • 5 restraining — re·strain || rɪ streɪn v. curb, hinder; arrest, take away one s liberty; repress, subdue …

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  • 6 restraining — …

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  • 7 restraining order — see order 3b Merriam Webster’s Dictionary of Law. Merriam Webster. 1996. restraining order …

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  • 8 Restraining Order — Cette page d’homonymie répertorie les différents sujets et articles partageant un même nom. Restraining order est le terme anglophone pour une ordonnance restrictive, une injonction contraignant à faire ou ne pas faire certains choses. le titre… …

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  • 9 restraining order — restraining orders N COUNT A restraining order is an order by a court of law that someone should stop doing something until a court decides whether they are legally allowed to continue doing it. [mainly AM, LEGAL] His estranged wife had taken out …

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  • 10 restraining circle — n. 1. any of three circles on the floor of a basketball court used for jump balls: other players must remain outside the circle during a jump ball 2. any of five circles similarly used for face offs in ice hockey * * * …

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  • 11 restraining device — index barrier Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …

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  • 12 restraining circle — n. 1. any of three circles on the floor of a basketball court used for jump balls: other players must remain outside the circle during a jump ball 2. any of five circles similarly used for face offs in ice hockey …

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  • 13 Restraining order — A restraining order or order of protection is a form of legal injunction that requires a party to do, or to refrain from doing, certain acts. A party that refuses to comply with an order faces criminal or civil penalties and may have to pay… …

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  • 14 restraining order — I. noun : a preliminary legal order sometimes issued to keep a situation unchanged pending decision upon an application for an injunction II. noun : a legal order issued against an individual to restrict or prohibit access or proximity to another …

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  • 15 Restraining Acts 1775 — The Restraining Acts were two acts passed in 1775 by the Parliament of Great Britain in response to the unrest in Massachusetts and overall colonial boycott on British goods conducted by the Continental Congress early in the American Revolution.… …

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  • 16 Restraining order abuse — In the 1990s, increasing political attention to the problem of domestic violence against women resulted in many pieces of legislation designed primarily to protect women, such as the Violence Against Women Act.An unfortunate side effect of this… …

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  • 17 restraining order — UK [rɪˈstreɪnɪŋ ˌɔː(r)də(r)] / US [rɪˈstreɪnɪŋ ˌɔrdər] noun [countable] Word forms restraining order : singular restraining order plural restraining orders legal a legal document from a judge that stops someone from doing something She took out a …

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  • 18 Restraining line — A restraining line for women s lacrosse is placed at both convert|25|yd|sing=on lines. There are eleven players on the field, not including a goal keeper. Only seven offensive players and seven defensive players are allowed inside the restraining …

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  • 19 Restraining order — Cette page d’homonymie répertorie les différents sujets et articles partageant un même nom. Restraining order est le terme anglophone pour une ordonnance restrictive, une injonction contraignant à faire ou ne pas faire certaines choses. C est… …

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  • 20 restraining order — re|strain|ing or|der [ rı streınıŋ ,ɔrdər ] noun count a legal document issued by 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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