Associations to the word «Injunction»


INJUNCTION, noun. The act of enjoining; the act of directing, commanding, or prohibiting.
INJUNCTION, noun. That which is enjoined; an order; a mandate; a decree; a command; a precept; a direction.
INJUNCTION, noun. (legal) A writ or process, granted by a court of equity, and, in some 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.

Dictionary definition

INJUNCTION, noun. A formal command or admonition.
INJUNCTION, noun. (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".

Wise words

A wise man hears one word and understands two.
Yiddish Proverb