peace bond

Definition of "peace bond"
  1. A court-imposed guarantee payment by an individual to prevent any future disruption of peace, harm, or threatening behavior to a specific person. This amount can be forfeited if the safeguarded party is bothered or hurt
How to use "peace bond" in a sentence
  1. Due to his troublesome history, he was required to pay a peace bond.
  2. If the peace bond is violated, the money will be forfeited.
  3. She managed to keep safe by getting a peace bond against her harasser.

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