injunction

(redirected from enjoining)
Also found in: Dictionary, Thesaurus, Legal, Financial, Idioms, Encyclopedia, Wikipedia.

injunction

[injungk′shən]
Etymology: L, injungere, to enjoin
a court order that prevents a party from performing a specified act.

injunction

(ĭn-jŭnk′shŭn) [L. injungere, to fasten, join]
A court order prohibiting an individual from performing some act or demanding that a person begin to perform some act.
References in periodicals archive ?
The Company and the Board of Directors recognize the importance to the shareholders of convening a shareholders' meeting, and therefore, on Friday, October 13, 2006, the Company appealed the order enjoining the Meeting.
Video Game Industry Lauds Ninth Decision in Five Years Enjoining Restrictions on Video Games
A Federal Court Judge has granted in part a preliminary Injunction motion brought by Perfect 10 Magazine against Google, enjoining Google from copying and displaying "thumbnail" versions of Perfect 10 copyrighted images via Google Image Search, according to Perfect 10.