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English definition of “enjoin”

enjoin

verb [T]    /ɪnˈdʒɔɪn/
to legally forbid or stop something by order of a court : The prosecutor’s office hopes the court will enjoin the city from enforcing the law . Enjoin also means to order or strongly encourage someone to do something: Lawyers are enjoined to follow high ethical principals .
(Definition of enjoin verb from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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