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Related to injunction: interlocutory injunction, mandatory injunction

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 ?
She ran vaguely on in the direction of the reservoir, with her father's injunction still in her mind, until a terrible idea displaced it, and she turned at right angles suddenly, and ran towards the slope leading down to the submerged flat.
Once, however, an ingenious stranger came and started to gather this filth in scows, to make lard out of; then the packers took the cue, and got out an injunction to stop him, and afterward gathered it themselves.
Jennings, though forced, on examination, to acknowledge a temporary revival, tried to keep her young friend from indulging a thought of its continuance;-- and Elinor, conning over every injunction of distrust, told herself likewise not to hope.
Both the expressions flitting over her face, and the changes of her moods, began to alarm me terribly; and brought to my recollection her former illness, and the doctor's injunction that she should not be crossed.
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.
I obey the first clause of the injunction by trying once more, but am not so successful with the second, for I am very stupid.
It is so difficult to become clearly possessed of the contents of almost any letter, in a violent hurry, that I had to read this mysterious epistle again, twice, before its injunction to me to be secret got mechanically into my mind.
Cass," was Priscilla's parting injunction, as she took the reins, and shook them gently, by way of friendly incitement to Speckle.
For still they knew, and ought to have still remember'd The high Injunction not to taste that Fruit, Whoever tempted; which they not obeying, Incurr'd, what could they less, the penaltie, And manifold in sin, deserv'd to fall.
Thus they parted, the outlaws returning in the direction from whence they had come, and Gurth proceeding to the tent of his master, to whom, notwithstanding the injunction he had received, he communicated the whole adventures of the evening.
Wires were strung; stock was sold; and the enterprise looked for a time so genuine that when the Bell lawyers asked for an injunction against it, they were refused.
For since you laid that hard injunction of silence on me several things have gone to rot in my stomach, and I have now just one on the tip of my tongue that I don't want to be spoiled.