Definition of injunction :
1. A writ or process, granted by a court of equity, and, insome 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.
2. That which is enjoined; an order; a mandate; a decree; a command; a precept; a direction.
3. The act of enjoining; the act of directing, commanding, or prohibiting.
order (part of speech: verb)
prohibition (part of speech: noun)
- At times the injunction is positively misunderstood, being taken to mean that education should advance from things to thought- as if any dealing with things in which thinking is not involved could possibly be educative. - "How We Think", John Dewey.
- One door seen over the shoulder as we galloped past read, " Station Master's Office- Private," and in contempt of that stern injunction, which would make even the first- class passenger hesitate, one of our shells had knocked away the half of the door and made its privacy a mockery. - "Notes of a War Correspondent", Richard Harding Davis.
- Caroline did not need the injunction. - "Shirley", Charlotte BrontÃ«.