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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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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.
On August 23, 2005, the state court entered a final judgment and order of dismissal with prejudice, granting final approval of the terms of settlement reached on February 23, 2005 in the state court class action lawsuit, dismissing the state class action lawsuit and all claims contained therein against the Company and its former executive officers, and enjoining the class members in the lawsuit from prosecuting the settled claims against the Company and its former executive officers.