enjoining

Definitions of enjoining
  1. noun
    (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
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    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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