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From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
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injunctionin‧junc‧tion /ɪnˈdʒʌŋkʃən/ noun [countable]  1 lawSCL an order given by a court, which tells someone not to do somethinginjunction against The family is seeking an injunction against the book’s publication. The judge refused to grant an injunction. They failed to obtain an injunction.2 formalTELL/ORDER somebody TO DO something a piece of advice or an order from someone in authority
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injunctionThe government is taking out an injunction against the newspaper to try to stop it publishing a secret report.The environmental group is seeking an injunction to stop the sale of public land.A court injunction forbade Clive Heywood to enter his wife's house.obtain ... injunctionLungren also obtained an injunction in August that closed the club indefinitely.Two days later, Cyber Promotions obtained an injunction from a federal judge that allowed the mailings to continue.
From Longman Business Dictionaryinjunctionin‧junc‧tion /ɪnˈdʒʌŋkʃən/ noun [countable]LAW an court order, usually stating that someone must not do something. Sometimes an injunction orders someone to do somethinginjunction againstA state judge issued an injunction against implementing the new system.They may seek an injunction barring the company from allowing future service deterioration. interim injunction interlocutory injunction mandatory injunction permanent injunction restrictive injunction
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