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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 ?
That was all; and on the land I would have been lying on the broad of my back, with a surgeon attending on me, and with strict injunctions to do nothing but rest.
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.
Bashti had issued stern injunctions against wholesale slaughter.
Jones no sooner heard this than he quitted the master, laying on him at the same time the most violent injunctions of forbearance from any further insult on the Merry-Andrew; and then taking the poor wretch with him into his own apartment, he soon learned tidings of his Sophia, whom the fellow, as he was attending his master with his drum the day before, had seen pass by.
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.
The steward did not say it was quite impossible, but suggested selling the forests in the province of Kostroma, the land lower down the river, and the Crimean estate, in order to make it possible: all of which operations according to him were connected with such complicated measures- the removal of injunctions, petitions, permits, and so on- that Pierre became quite bewildered and only replied:
And during that time, notwithstanding all my injunctions, you left the key behind, unfortunate child
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.
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.