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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
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