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enjoin from (something)

To legally order or command someone to do something. A noun or pronoun can be used between "enjoin" and "from." I'm worried that I'll be enjoined from seeing my kids if this complaint against me goes to court.
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enjoin to (do something)

To order someone to do something, often legally. The judge enjoined me to pay reparations to the people I'd wronged.
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enjoin someone or something from something

[for a court] to order someone or something not to do something. The judge enjoined her from further action in this matter. The company was enjoined from further dumping of waste.
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enjoin someone to do something

to order someone to do something. We sought to enjoin her to remain in office. Sally wants to enjoin the committee to finish its work on time.
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The one who enjoins good and forbids evil should know that the month of Ramadhn is a great opportunity for inviting towards Allh The Almighty, because the hearts of Muslims -- even the disobedient among them -- are tender and ready to receive good admonishment.
The government may seek to enjoin conduct that includes some form of speech.
District Court for the District of Delaware seeking to enjoin Quickturn Design Systems, Inc.
NYSE: FTK) announced today that the plaintiffs in the lawsuits filed against the company and other named defendants in the Court of Chancery for the State of Delaware have withdrawn their motion to preliminarily enjoin the merger of Schawk, Inc.
The Court will enjoin Cookson's production of perylene pigments HP-5179 and HP-5180 for a period of three years and will enjoin Cookson's production of quinacridone pigments HP-4330 and HP-4202 for a period of two years.
District Court for the District of New Jersey alleging trademark infringement of its registered trademark MedAvante[R] and related causes of action and sought to preliminarily and permanently enjoin ProxyMed's use of "MedAvant.
NASDAQ-NMS: GIES) announced that its request to preliminarily enjoin Hennepin County from implementing a reduced tip fee at the Hennepin County incinerator was denied by Hennepin County District Court.
On Wednesday, October 11, 2006, the Supreme Court of Bermuda (the "Court"), in response to a petition filed by Sino-JP Fund to enjoin the Meeting, granted the relief requested by Sino-JP Fund and enjoined the holding of the meeting on Wednesday, October 18, 2006.
Under the settlement, Densigraphix agreed to modify its labels and packaging for its Ricoh-compatible replacement products and consented to the entry by the court of an order permanently enjoining Densigraphix and all those acting in concert with it from manufacturing or selling Densigraphix's copier supplies with their current labeling and packaging, and will permanently enjoin the manufacture and sale of the toner cartridges that infringe Ricoh's patents.
This marks the ninth Court decision in the past five years to enjoin restrictions on video games," said Doug Lowenstein, president of the ESA, the trade group representing U.