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in·junc·tion

 (ĭn-jŭngk′shən)
n.
1. The act or an instance of enjoining; a command, directive, or order.
2. Law A court order requiring a party to refrain from doing a particular act or to do a particular act.

[Middle English injunccion, from Late Latin iniūnctiō, iniūnctiōn-, from Latin iniūnctus, past participle of iniungere, to enjoin : in-, in; see in-2 + iungere, to join; see yeug- in Indo-European roots.]

in·junc′tive adj.

injunction

(ɪnˈdʒʌŋkʃən)
n
1. (Law) law an instruction or order issued by a court to a party to an action, esp to refrain from some act, such as causing a nuisance
2. a command, admonition, etc
3. the act of enjoining
[C16: from Late Latin injunctiō, from Latin injungere to enjoin]
inˈjunctive adj
inˈjunctively adv

in•junc•tion

(ɪnˈdʒʌŋk ʃən)

n.
1. a judicial process or order requiring the person or persons to whom it is directed to do or refrain from doing a particular act.
2. an act or instance of enjoining.
3. a command; order; admonition.
[1520–30; < Late Latin injunctiō, dee. of Latin injung(ere) to join on (to), impose; see enjoin]
in•junc′tive, adj.

injunction

A court order that prohibits someone from doing something.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.injunction - a formal command or admonition
bid, bidding, command, dictation - an authoritative direction or instruction to do something
2.injunction - (law) a judicial remedy issued in order to prohibit a party from doing or continuing to do a certain activity; "injunction were formerly obtained by writ but now by a judicial order"
ban, proscription, prohibition - a decree that prohibits something
mandatory injunction - injunction requiring the performance of some specific act
final injunction, permanent injunction - injunction issued on completion of a trial
interlocutory injunction, temporary injunction - injunction issued during a trial to maintain the status quo or preserve the subject matter of the litigation until the trial is over
law, jurisprudence - the collection of rules imposed by authority; "civilization presupposes respect for the law"; "the great problem for jurisprudence to allow freedom while enforcing order"

injunction

noun order, ruling, command, instruction, dictate, mandate, precept, exhortation, admonition He took out a court injunction against the newspaper.

injunction

noun
An authoritative indication to be obeyed:
Translations
einstweilige Verfügung
nakaz sądowynapomnienie

injunction

[ɪnˈdʒʌŋkʃən] N (Jur) → mandamiento m judicial
to seek an injunction (against sth/sb) (to do sth)obtener un mandamiento judicial (contra algo/algn) (para hacer algo)

injunction

[ɪnˈdʒʌŋkʃən] n (LAW)injonction f
to take out an injunction against sb → demander une injonction contre qn
to lift an injunction → lever une injonction

injunction

nAnordnung f; (Jur) → gerichtliche Verfügung; to take out a court injunctioneine gerichtliche Verfügung erwirken

injunction

[ɪnˈdʒʌŋkʃn] n (Law) → ingiunzione f, intimazione f, ordinanza
References in classic literature ?
Malone desires to state that both the injunction for restraint and the libel action have been withdrawn unreservedly by Professor G.
The Just Judge at once issued an injunction, and making an order for their removal to his own house, ate them himself.
Massacres are to be sternly forbidden as heretofore; but any citizen or subject of either country disobeying the injunction is to detach the scalps of all persons massacred and deposit them with a local officer designated to receive and preserve them and sworn to keep and render a true account thereof.
Mugridge's parting injunction, as I left the galley with a big tea-pot in one hand, and in the hollow of the other arm several loaves of fresh-baked bread.
And be sure you don't spill it," was the parting injunction.
These volumes were my study day and night, and my familiarity with them increased that regret which I had felt, as a child, on learning that my father's dying injunction had forbidden my uncle to allow me to embark in a seafaring life.
By an involuntary movement and in spite of the injunction given, D'Artagnan put his horse into a gallop, and in a few strides overtook the carriage; but the window was hermetically closed, the vision had disappeared.
Then Master Linton has forgot the first injunction of his uncle,' I observed: 'he bid us keep on the Grange land, and here we are off at once.
Lorry, the Doctor communicated under an injunction of secrecy on which he had no need to dwell, that the crowd had taken him through a scene of carnage to the prison of La Force.
And as he is so scrupulous in his observance of the laws of knight-errantry, he will, no doubt, in order to keep his word, obey the injunction I have laid upon him.
Joshua gave his dying injunction to the children of Israel at Shechem, and buried a valuable treasure secretly under an oak tree there about the same time.
The captain received the same injunctions that had been given to Captain Thorn of the Tonquin, of great caution and circumspection in his intercourse with the natives, and that he should not permit more than one or two to be on board at a time.