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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.
See also: enjoin, to
Farlex Dictionary of Idioms. © 2015 Farlex, Inc, all rights reserved.

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.
See also: enjoin, to
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of American Idioms and Phrasal Verbs. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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The county circuit court granted PhrMA's request for injunctive relief and enjoined the department from implementing the program.
Recognizing that this order has not yet been challenged, it is illustrative of the types of behavior the government has attempted to enjoin.
Even though the 2nd Circuit has held that more risk of confusion must be tolerated when a trademark owner seeks to enjoin artistic expression such as parody, the decision predated the Dilution Act.
(56) The appeals court also held that the district court's order did not violate section 7421, because the order merely restrained the IRS from disclosing the return information to another governmental agency and did not enjoin the IRS's use of the return information for tax assessment and collection purposes.
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.
In the instant case, the following transactions gave rise to expenses for professional fees: (1) professional fees for services rendered in connection with filing administrative and judicial actions by X to enjoin Z's takeover attempt; (2) professional fees for services performed in connection with rendering the fairness opinion; and (3) professional fees for services rendered in connection with X's self-tender offer and the counter tender offer of Z stock, which include steps taken towards obtaining X's loan commitment and valuation estimates of X and Z assets.
' That we hereby enjoin all citizens of Ogun State to give maximum support to Prince Dapo Abiodun as he leads the state to greater heights.
"We're issuing a memorandum next week to enjoin all public and private higher education institutions not to invite candidates to speak in graduation exercises and for state universities and colleges (SUCs) to prohibit them from doing it," he said.
On Monday, January 28, the first formal legal hearing will occur to preliminarily address plaintiffs' request to enjoin Altice USA from further cutting employee jobs at News 12.
The petitioners had sought to enjoin the City's use of the form, arguing that the Department of Finance had acted capriciously and beyond its authority in issuing it.
Sounding more like hired mouthpieces for a Fortune 500 firm than attorneys for a leftist radio network, Pacifica's lawyers told the wbai.net folks that "Appropriate action will be taken against you to enjoin your use of the domain name and retrieve the domain name from you.
De Vera, in the newly-issued memorandum, noted that the SC Resolution "did not, however, enjoin the Commission from implementing and enforcing the CMO No.
"We were successful in getting the court to enjoin public information meetings, until a judge got reassigned to the case and basically knocked us on the ground on frivolous grounds," said Smollens.
In addition, the United States filed a civil lawsuit seeking to enjoin the further transfer of the stolen trade secrets and to enjoin certain defendants from exporting to the United States any products manufactured by UMC (UMC) or Jinhua that were created using the trade secrets at issue.