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Noun: enjoining  en'joy-ning
  1. (law) a judicial remedy issued in order to prohibit a party from doing or continuing to do a certain activity
    - injunction, enjoinment, cease and desist order
Verb: enjoin  en'joyn
  1. Issue an injunction
  2. Give instructions to or direct somebody to do something with authority
    "She enjoined him to do the shopping";
    - order, tell, say

Type of: ban, disallow, forbid, interdict, nix [N. Amer], prohibit, prohibition, proscribe, proscription, request, veto

Encyclopedia: Enjoining