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injunction

noun [C]
 
 
/ɪnˈdʒʌŋkʃən/ LAW
an official order to do or not do something, which is given by a court of law: ask for/seek/request an injunction The board is seeking an injunction against the hostile takeover.grant/issue an injunction Last week the judge issued an injunction blocking a 25-cent boost in subway and bus fares. to get/obtain/win an injunctionlift/withdraw/refuse an injunction Unless the temporary injunction is lifted, the service will have to shut down pending a full court case.
→  See also interim injunction , interlocutory injunction , mandatory injunction , permanent injunction , preliminary injunction , restrictive injunction
Translations of “injunction”
in Chinese (Traditional) 禁令…
in Russian судебный запрет…
in Turkish mahkeme emri, resmî karar/emir…
in Chinese (Simplified) 禁令…
in Polish nakaz lub zakaz sądowy…
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