Origin of injunction
Examples from the Web for injunction
They prevailed last August, obtaining—follow me here—an injunction prohibiting the enforcement of those provisions.
The injunction, she argued, only applies to these four plaintiffs—not to anyone else.
It is, after all, only reviewing a decline of a stay of an injunction to stop withholding licenses.
The Hippocratic injunction to “first, do no harm,” should be scrupulously respected.The U.S.’s ‘Yadda, Yadda, Yadda’ Doctrine for Syria|Jeremy Shapiro|September 15, 2013|DAILY BEAST
There is the constant use of the Quranic injunction: “To kill one innocent person is like killing a civilization.”
The injunction was then laid upon us not to refrain from doing, but to do.Character and Conduct|Various
I did wrong in slighting your injunction, and suffering Lilian to do so.A Strange Story, Complete|Edward Bulwer-Lytton
While Secretary Herbert, who sat nearest to the door, sprang to obey her injunction, the Queen resumed.Hildebrand|Anonymous
And well the boy carried out his father's injunction in afterlife.Lives of Poor Boys Who Became Famous|Sarah K. Bolton
There is a profound philosophy in this injunction, "Talk gently," and act quietly.Right Living as a Fine Art|Newell Dwight Hillis
British Dictionary definitions for injunction
Word Origin for injunction
Word Origin and History for injunction
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).
Culture definitions for injunction
A court order that either compels or restrains an act by an individual, organization, or government official. In labor–management relations, injunctions have been used to prevent workers from going on strike.