injunction

Definitions:

  • The act or an instance of enjoining; a command, directive, or order.
  • A court order requiring a party to refrain from doing a particular act or to do a particular act.
  • The act of enjoining or directing; admonition as to action or duty; requirement.
  • That which is enjoined; a command, order, or admonition.
  • An obligation; engagement; imposition.
  • In <em>law</em>, a judicial process or order requiring the person to whom it is directed to do or to refrain from doing a particular thing.
  • Conjunction; union.
  • An injunction granted to continue pending the action, as distinguished from one merely <em>temporary</em>, or until opposition can be heard.
  • The act of enjoining; the act of directing, commanding, or prohibiting.
  • That which is enjoined; an order; a mandate; a decree; a command; a precept; a direction.
  • A writ or process, granted by a court of equity, and, in some cases, under statutes, by a court of law, whereby a party is required to do or to refrain from doing certain acts, according to the exigency of the writ.
  • The act of <xref>enjoining</xref>; the act of directing, <xref>commanding</xref>, or prohibiting.
  • That which is enjoined; an order; a mandate; a decree; a command; a precept; a direction.
  • A <xref>writ</xref> or process, granted by a <xref>court of equity</xref>, and, in some cases, under <xref>statutes</xref>, by a court of law, whereby a party is required to do or to refrain from doing certain acts, according to the <xref>exigency</xref> of the writ.
  • (law) a judicial remedy issued in order to prohibit a party from doing or continuing to do a certain activity
  • a formal command or admonition
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