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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.