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injunction (n.)

early 15c., from Late Latin iniunctionem (nominative iniunctio) "a command," noun of action from past participle stem of Latin iniungere "impose, inflict, bring upon," literally "attach to," from in- "on" (from PIE root *en "in") + iungere "to join together," from nasalized form of PIE root *yeug- "to join."

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Definitions of injunction

injunction (n.)
a formal command or admonition;
injunction (n.)
(law) a judicial remedy issued in order to prohibit a party from doing or continuing to do a certain activity;
injunction were formerly obtained by writ but now by a judicial order
Synonyms: enjoining / enjoinment / cease and desist order
From wordnet.princeton.edu