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(of a decree or judgment) given provisionally during the course of a legal action.
- ‘The plaintiff had failed to satisfy Justice Himel that an interim interlocutory injunction should be granted.’
- ‘This is entirely consistent with the familiar field of interlocutory injunctions granted ex parte.’
- ‘In that case the Court of Appeal refused to grant an interlocutory injunction restraining breach of confidence or breach of copyright.’
- ‘Appeals of interlocutory orders of Superior Court judges are heard by the Divisional Court.’
- ‘I think there was actually a separate application for an interlocutory injunction, was there not?’
2rare Relating to dialogue or conversation.
Late 15th century: from medieval Latin interlocutorius, from Latin interloqui interrupt (see interlocutor).
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