enjoining

DEFINITIONS OF: enjoining

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n (law) a judicial remedy issued in order to prohibit a party from doing or continuing to do a certain activity

Synonyms:
cease and desist order, enjoinment, injunction
Types:
mandatory injunction
injunction requiring the performance of some specific act
final injunction, permanent injunction
injunction issued on completion of a trial
interlocutory injunction, temporary injunction
injunction issued during a trial to maintain the status quo or preserve the subject matter of the litigation until the trial is over
Type of:
ban, prohibition, proscription
a decree that prohibits something
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