temporary injunction

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Noun1.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
cease and desist order, enjoining, enjoinment, 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"
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"
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ySTANBUL (CyHAN)- Republican People's Party (CHP) Deputy Chairman Sezgin Tanrykulu has asked why a temporary injunction placed on the assets of Reza Zarrab -- an Iranian businessman who is the leading suspect in a major ongoing graft probe in which four former Cabinet ministers and other high-profile individuals have been implicated -- was lifted in Turkey while yran recently imposed a hold on the assets of Babak Zanjani, an Iranian businessman who is alleged to be Zarrab's partner.
The Government is to go to the High Court in a bid to overturn a temporary injunction by insurers Bupa Ireland.
The company, the UK's second largest life insurer, had been due in a US court to seek a temporary injunction against AIG, but said this was no longer needed after AIG filed details of its counterbid for American General with the Securities & Exchange Commission.
Liz Hennell, aged 57, obtained a temporary injunction against Freda Williams to stop her contacting her in any way.
In August, the FSA obtained a temporary injunction halting the firm's operation.
But Mr Justice Lewison was not prepared to grant more than a temporary injunction until 4.

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