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enjoin

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
Related topics: Law
enjoinen‧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.
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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.
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Verb table
enjoin
Simple Form
Present
I, you, we, theyenjoin
he, she, itenjoins
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Past
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyenjoined
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave enjoined
he, she, ithas enjoined
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad enjoined
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill enjoin
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have enjoined
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Continuous Form
Present
Iam enjoining
he, she, itis enjoining
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you, we, theyare enjoining
Past
I, he, she, itwas enjoining
you, we, theywere enjoining
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave been enjoining
he, she, ithas been enjoining
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad been enjoining
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill be enjoining
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have been enjoining
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