HyperDic: injunction

English > 2 senses of the word injunction:
NOUNcommunicationinjunctiona formal command or admonition
communicationinjunction, enjoining, enjoinment, cease and desist order(law) a judicial remedy issued in order to prohibit a party from doing or continuing to do a certain activity
injunction > pronunciation
Soundsihnjhah'ngkshahn; ihnjhah'ngshahn
RhymesAachen ... Zukerman: 2572 rhymes with ahn...
English > injunction: 2 senses > noun 1, communication
MeaningA formal command or admonition.
Broadercommand, bid, bidding, dictationAn authoritative direction or instruction to do something
Spanishinjunción, interdicto, intimación, mandato, requerimiento
Verbsenjoingive instructions to or direct somebody to do something with authority
English > injunction: 2 senses > noun 2, communication
Meaning(law) a judicial remedy issued in order to prohibit a party from doing or continuing to do a certain activity.
Example"injunction were formerly obtained by writ but now by a judicial order"
Synonymsenjoining, enjoinment, cease and desist order
Categorylaw, jurisprudenceThe collection of rules imposed by authority
Narrowermandatory injunctioninjunction requiring the performance of some specific act
permanent injunction, final injunctioninjunction issued on completion of a trial
temporary injunction, interlocutory injunctioninjunction issued during a trial to maintain the status quo or preserve the subject matter of the litigation until the trial is over
Broaderprohibition, ban, proscriptionA decree that prohibits something
Spanishconminación, enjoinment, entredicho, medida cautelar
Catalanenjoinment, injunció
Verbsenjoinissue an injunction

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