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injunction

in·junc·tion

injunction

 
 
pronunciation:
ihn juhngk shn
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part of speech: noun
definition: a command or order, esp. from a court, to do or refrain from doing something; authorization or prohibition.
The judge issued an injunction forbidding the teachers to strike.
similar words:
mandate
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derivations: injunctive (adj.), injunctively (adv.)
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