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enjoinverb [T]

uk   /ɪnˈdʒɔɪn/  us   /ɪnˈdʒɔɪn/
formal to tell someone to do something or to behave in a particular way: [+ to infinitive] We were all enjoined to be on our best behaviour. He enjoined (= suggested) caution.
US specialized law to legally force someone to do something or stop doing something
(Definition of enjoin from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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enjoinverb [T]

 us   /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 from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “enjoin”
in Chinese (Simplified) 嘱咐, 吩咐, 依法强制(或禁止)…
in Chinese (Traditional) 囑咐, 吩咐, 依法強制(或禁止)…
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