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enjoin from (something)

To legally order or command someone to do (or not 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. A noun or pronoun can be used between "enjoin" and "to." 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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Nestor Romero, Miami, permanently enjoined from engaging in the unlicensed practice of law following a February 10 court order based on a stipulated injunction; it was alleged that respondent held himself out as an attorney and handled immigration matters.
Coral Gables, permanently enjoined from engaging in the unlicensed practice of law following a February 10 court order based on a stipulated injunction; it was alleged that respondents rendered advice and assisted others with immigration matters.
Miami, permanently enjoined from engaging in the unlicensed practice of law following an April 14 court order based on a stipulated injunction; it was alleged that respondent provided legal advice and services in immigration matters.
Nilo Alberto Cuervo, Miami, permanently enjoined from engaging in the unlicensed practice of law following a May 20 court order based on a stipulated injunction.
Donna Ades, Delray Beach, permanently enjoined from engaging in the unlicensed practice of law following a June 12 court order based on a stipulated injunction.
Fernando Pettineroli, individually and Miami Consulting, LLC, Miami, permanently enjoined from engaging in the unlicensed practice of law following an August 21 court order based on a stipulated injunction.
Lauderdale, permanently enjoined from engaging in the unlicensed practice of law following an April 17 court order, based on a stipulated injunction.
Madelone Sprouse, Jacksonville, permanently enjoined from engaging in the unlicensed practice of law following a Feb.
Esperanza Cintras, Miami, permanently enjoined from engaging in the unlicensed practice of law following an October 10, 2002, court order.
Gabriel Bonet Miami, permanently enjoined from engaging in the unlicensed practice of law following an October 10, 2002, court order.
Michael Levine, North Miami Beach, permanently enjoined from engaging in the unlicensed practice of law, following a September 5, 2002, court order.
Enrique Santiago, Miami, permanently enjoined from engaging in the unlicensed practice of law, following a July 11, 2002, court order.
Malmstrom's assistance to Active Concepts constituted contempt of two Court Orders issued in July 2002 that enjoined Mr.
At the request of the Medical Board, the court then enjoined Dupraw from practicing medicine during the course of the proceedings.
Paul Lubetkin, senior vice president and general counsel of CollaGenex, noted that, "West-ward's recognition of CollaGenex's intellectual property rights and agreement to be enjoined from marketing a generic version of Periostat(R) is a 'significant acquiescence of CollaGenex's rights in the industry,' which is a factor weighing in favor of CollaGenex if, for example, the Company seeks an injunction against other generic drug companies attempting to manufacture and sell Periostat(R).