injunction
Pronunciation
  • IPA: /ɪnˈdʒʌnk.ʃən/
Noun

injunction (plural injunctions)

  1. The act of enjoining; the act of directing, commanding, or prohibiting.
  2. That which is enjoined; such as an order, mandate, decree, command, precept
  3. (legal) 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.
Related terms
  • super-injunction
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