injunction

[ in-juhngk-shuh n ]SEE DEFINITION OF injunction
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A friendly federal judge was besought to stop me by an injunction.

However, he yielded to Cardinal Boccanera's injunction and again bowed.

Mammy left me with the injunction to call on her "ef I didn't have nowhar else to go."

In spite of my injunction he mumbled something, and I was not unwilling to hear it.

He did not even look up in obedience to the old man's injunction.

I know the injunction has its difficulties, Mr. Atlee, but pray try and observe it.'

Evidently none of them had forgotten the injunction of their leader to arm themselves.

With us their independence is secured by the Injunction of the Court of Chancery.

He remembered the injunction, "It is more blessed to give than to receive."

It is the injunction that at all costs we should do this service for one another.

WORD ORIGIN

early 15c., from Late Latin injunctionem (nominative injunctio) "a command," noun of action from past participle stem of Latin injungere "impose," literally "attach to" (see enjoin).

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