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An order from the court stopping another party from performing a specific act to prevent or mitigate damage or injury.


 

Merriam-Webster Online Dictionary
injunction (noun)
1.
the act or an instance of enjoining - order admonition
2.
a writ granted by a court of equity whereby one is required to do or to refrain from doing a specified act
Merriam-Webster Online Thesaurus
injunction (noun)
a statement of what to do that must be obeyed by those concerned
SYNONYMS:
behest, charge, commandment, decree, dictate, direction, directive, do, edict, imperative, injunction, instruction, order, word
RELATED WORDS:
demand, requirement; mandate; countermand, counterorder; law, precept, prescript, prescription, rule; ordinance, regulation, statute
NEAR ANTONYMS:
appeal, entreaty, petition, plea, urging; proposal, recommendation, suggestion
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