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Injunction Meaning in Context from 601 Words

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/ɪnˈdʒʌŋk.ʃən/ (noun)

Injunction meaning

an official order issued by a court of law prohibiting someone from doing something or requiring someone to do something in particular, court order, ban, restriction, command, sanction, fiat, embargo


An injunction is a court order requiring a person to do or cease doing a specific action. There are three types of injunctions: Permanent Injunctions, Temporary restraining orders and preliminary injunctions. Temporary Retraining Orders (TRO) and Preliminary injunctions are equitable in nature. They can be issued by the judge early in a lawsuit to stop the defendant from continuing his or her allegedly harmful actions.

Source of example: https://www.law.cornell.edu/

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