enjoin to (do something)

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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 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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He commended employers and community leaders, who always receive the Corp members in their various establishment and communities, and enjoined them to see to the security and welfare of Corp members, to encourage maximum productivity at all times.
In an address, the Chairman, Anambra state NYSC Governing Board and Commissioner for Youth Empowerment and Creative Economy, Mr Bonaventure Enemali, enjoined them to fully participate in all orientation programs to maximally benefit from the exercise.
Onuesoke, who commenced the foundation laying ceremony of a modern market in Edjeba community, in AGBARHA, Ughelli North LGA, Delta State initiated by Onuesoke Foundation, enjoined them to continue showing love to Okowa and other PDP contestants.
He further enjoined them to cast their votes for PDP and also encourage others to do likewise so as to continue with the dividends of democracy as being provided by Okowa's SMART agenda in the state.
In his welcome address, Archbishop Ignatius Kaigama reminded the candidates and party leaders in attendance that they were seeking to be elected not for their personal gain but for the good people of Plateau State and enjoined them to put Plateau State and its citizens first in all they do and say during the period of campaigns and election.
He further enjoined them to also work for the emergence of all House of Assembly candidates on the APC platform in Osun to 'make Governor Gboyega Oyetola's eight-year tenure a huge success.'
She enjoined them to be good ambassadors of Anambra and indeed Nigeria wherever they go.