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Definition of Injunction

Injunction

  1. The act of enjoining; the act of directing, commanding, or prohibiting.
  2. That which is enjoined; an order; a mandate; a decree; a command; a precept; a direction.
  3. A writ or process, granted by a court of equity, and, insome cases, under statutes, by a court of law,whereby a party is required to do or to refrain from doing certain acts, according to the exigency of the writ.

Injunction Quotations

In December 2012, the U.S. 9th district court granted a temporary injunction to the Japanese whalers that ordered the Sea Shepherd Conservation Society U.S.A. to not approach within 500 yards of the whaling vessels.
Paul Watson

At its best, an injunction creates a kind of vigilant heat that moves kids toward the light.
Greg Boyle

We, the generation that faces the next century, can add the solemn injunction 'If we don't do the impossible, we shall be faced with the unthinkable.'
Petra Kelly

Empathy is born out of the old biblical injunction 'Love the neighbor as thyself.'
George McGovern

The injunction to be nice is used to deflect criticism and stifle the legitimate anger of dissent.
Malcolm Gladwell
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Injunction Translations

injunction in Dutch is bevel
injunction in Spanish is requerimiento
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