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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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Ryckman says, "Common problems may be as simple as static management and as complex as three or four layer designs to enhance tag performance and durability to suit the enjoinment of the end application.
But in the same way I think Dickens's trademark sentimentality finds its way into Orphans because of that enjoinment to establish deeper connections between self and other.
Following enjoinment by the High Court (1) for it to use empirical evidence and Ministerial requests for evaluation of regulatory actions, the Commerce Commission has conducted a number of quantitative cost-benefit studies.
In the first place, positive reference should be favored, since human communication is generally geared to the transmission of positive information, or the enjoinment of action.
The plaintiffs seek enjoinment from violation of antitrust laws, an action that would probably result in dissolution of the match.
The plaintiffs seek further enjoinment from violation of antitrust laws, an action that would probably result in dissolution of the match.
Sunaquist,(134) the Sixth Circuit overturned a lower court's enjoinment of the Tennessee notification law, which allows law enforcement to "release relevant information deemed necessary to protect the public concerning a specific sexual offender who is required to register," without prior benefit of due process.