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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 ?
Cora alone remembered the parting injunctions of the scout, and whenever an opportunity offered, she stretched forth her arm to bend aside the twigs that met her hands.
It was the private property of three confederate white seamen of that ship, one of whom, it seems, communicated it to Tashtego with Romish injunctions of secresy, but the following night Tashtego rambled in his sleep, and revealed so much of it in that way, that when he was wakened he could not well withhold the rest.
There is a brisk lookout on the toilet; injunctions passed around to every one to put on their best face and be spry; and now all are arranged in a circle for a last review, before they are marched up to the Bourse.
Lecount's injunctions, and had kept her little morsel of note-paper folded in his pocket until the time came to use it, Captain Wragge's designedly blunt appeal might not have found him unprepared with an answer.
Thus the evening wore away with the Cruncher family, until Young Jerry was ordered to bed, and his mother, laid under similar injunctions, obeyed them.
She therefore sent the Prince a large and splendid ruby, with injunctions to wear it night and day as it would protect him from all attacks, but added that the talisman only retained its power as long as the Prince remained within his father's dominions.
To multiply instances where it were impossible to adduce an exception would be to waste your time and abuse your patience; but in the sacred volume, which contains the substances of our firmest faith and of our most precious hopes, these passions not only maintain their highest efficacy, but are sanctioned by the express injunctions of the Divine Legislator to his chosen people.
When Van Helsing had seen her, he went out for a walk, leaving me in charge, with strict injunctions that I was not to leave her for a moment.
It was "Caesar's Commentaries," which La Ramee had lent him, contrary to the orders of the governor; and La Ramee resolved never again to disobey these injunctions.
Each separate portion we immediately rolled up in the bit of silk prepared for it, and joining them all together into a small package, I committed them, with solemn injunctions of fidelity, to the custody of Toby.
Would Sir Thomas have consented to eat, she might have gone to the housekeeper with troublesome directions, and insulted the footmen with injunctions of despatch; but Sir Thomas resolutely declined all dinner: he would take nothing, nothing till tea came--he would rather wait for tea.
So long, however, as he remained under his old master's care, Owen's lack of sturdiness made it possible, by strict injunctions and sharp oversight, to restrain his creative eccentricity within bounds; but when his apprenticeship was served out, and he had taken the little shop which Peter Hovenden's failing eyesight compelled him to relinquish, then did people recognize how unfit a person was Owen Warland to lead old blind Father Time along his daily course.