enjoining vs injunction what difference

what is difference between enjoining and injunction




  1. present participle of enjoin



  • IPA(key): /ɪnˈdʒʌnk.ʃən/
  • Rhymes: -ʌŋkʃən


injunction (plural injunctions)

  1. The act of enjoining; the act of directing, commanding, or prohibiting.
  2. That which is enjoined; such as an order, mandate, decree, command, precept
  3. (law) A writ or process, granted by a court of equity, and, in some 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.

Usage notes

  • The verb associated with this word is enjoin. Injunct is also sometimes used as a synonym.

Related terms

  • super-injunction (noun)


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