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"injunction" in British English

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injunctionnoun [C]

uk   /ɪnˈdʒʌŋk.ʃən/  us   /ɪnˈdʒʌŋk.ʃən/
an official order given by a law court, usually to stop someone from doing something: [+ to infinitive] The court has issued an injunction to prevent the airline from increasing its prices. [+ -ing verb] She is seeking an injunction banning the newspaper from publishing the photographs.
(Definition of injunction from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"injunction" in American English

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injunctionnoun [C]

 us   /ɪnˈdʒʌŋk·ʃən/ law
an official order given by a court, usually to stop someone from doing something: [+ to infinitive] The court has issued an injunction to prevent distribution of the book.
(Definition of injunction from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

"injunction" in Business English

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injunctionnoun [C]

uk   us   /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.
(Definition of injunction from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “injunction”
in Chinese (Simplified) 禁令…
in Turkish mahkeme emri, resmî karar/emir…
in Russian судебный запрет…
in Chinese (Traditional) 禁令…
in Polish nakaz lub zakaz sądowy…
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