The definition of an injunction is an order by the court to stop someone from doing something.(noun)
An example of an injunction is an order by a court to command that a person stop revealing trade secrets belonging to his former employer.
See injunction in Webster's New World College Dictionary
Origin: LL injunctio < pp. of L injungere, to enjoin
See injunction in American Heritage Dictionary 4
Origin: Middle English injunccion
Origin: , from Late Latin iniūnctiō, iniūnctiōn-
Origin: , from Latin iniūnctus
Origin: , past participle of iniungere, to enjoin
Origin: : in-, in; see in-2
Origin: + iungere, to join; see yeug- in Indo-European roots.
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