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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.
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Halmos said: "I am very pleased by the Illinois Court's order enjoining and restraining SafeCard.
Maxwell Shoe Company is seeking from the Court, among other things, an order requiring Jones and MSCAC to correct their material misstatements and omissions, enjoining them from disseminating their false and misleading consent solicitation statement, and further enjoining them from conducting their tender offer and consent solicitation.
Maxwell Shoe Company is seeking from the Court, among other things, an order: requiring Jones and MSCAC to correct their material misstatements and omissions; enjoining them from disseminating their false and misleading consent solicitation statement; and further enjoining them from conducting their tender offer and consent solicitation.
West-ward consented to a Judgment enjoining West-ward and any party acting in concert with West-ward from making and selling a generic version of Periostat(R) until CollaGenex's patents expire or are declared invalid or unenforceable by a court of competent jurisdiction.
Three statewide insurance trade associations won a preliminary ruling today by the Superior Court of California enjoining the California Department of Insurance from implementing a new set of amendments to the Fair Claims Settlement Practices Regulations scheduled to take effect July 23, 2003.