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enjoin in Law topic

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishenjoinen‧join /ɪnˈdʒɔɪn/ verb [transitive]  1 formalTELL/ORDER somebody TO DO something to order or try to persuade someone to do somethingenjoin somebody to do something The organisation has been enjoined to end all restrictions.2 SCLFORBID law to legally prevent someone from doing somethingenjoin somebody from doing something The defendant was enjoined from using the patent.→ See Verb table
Examples from the Corpus
enjoinThis was a disreputable subterfuge, yet it appears that the same sort of procedure is enjoined by the new Act.And a culture that enjoined girls to behave themselves.She enjoined her husband to help catch the quick cookie.The initiative passed by a wide margin, but initial court rulings have enjoined its enforcement.He enjoined them to keep the faith and went back to the bar.In Victorian times more than now boys were enjoined to be little men.