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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Temperance, industry, exercise, and cleanliness, are the lessons equally enjoined to the young ones of both sexes: and my master thought it monstrous in us, to give the females a different kind of education from the males, except in some articles of domestic management; whereby, as he truly observed, one half of our natives were good for nothing but bringing children into the world; and to trust the care of our children to such useless animals, he said, was yet a greater instance of brutality.
The mayor added that the Sagay City Employees Cooperative canteen, and employees taking their lunch and snacks in their offices were also enjoined to abide by the memorandum.
The Commission on Higher Education (CHED) on Saturday confirmed that all State Universities and Colleges (SUCs) and Local Universities and Colleges (LUCs) are enjoined to shift their respective academic calendars to August starting this Academic Year (AY) 2019-2020.
142-2019." All SUCs and LUCs, he said, "are enjoined to synchronize its respective Academic Year (AY) to a Fiscal Year (FY) starting FY 2019 and to ensure that starting FY 2020, all SUCs and LUCs have synchronized their academic year to a fiscal year."
'Television and radio stations are enjoined to hook up to the network services of the Nigerian Television Authority (NTA) and Radio Nigeria for the broadcast,' the statement said.
Interested members and pensioners are enjoined to apply through GSIS Wireless Automated Processing System (GWAPS) kiosks in GSIS branches, provincial capitols, city and municipal halls, government agencies such as the Department of Education, as well as select Robinsons malls and SM City branches (Aura in Taguig City, Cebu, Manila, North Edsa in Quezon City, and Pampanga).
There is no onus on Christ's followers to wear crosses - which sets us apart from Jews (enjoined to cover their heads), Sikhs (enjoined to wear turbans), veiled Muslim women (who interpret two Koranic verses as an obligation to cover up) and Jains (who wear masks lest they kill insects by ingesting them through mouth or nostrils).
There is no priesthood, and followers are equal, regardless of sex, income and race; they are all enjoined to work for world peace and unity.
Unfortunately, those students will have to be strictly enjoined to discount the framework of interpretation which literally sees heroes of the faith and insists on denominating virtually everyone included as Protestant, even when it is usually impossible to decide what kind, and Caponetto is often forced to use elastic categories.
Briones explained that "all government agencies including government-owned and controlled corporations, non-governmental organizations, private associations and institutions, and individuals are enjoined to assist, cooperate and participate in this historic commemoration."
'All concerned are hereby enjoined to comply and implement the above requirement of CMO.
The 21 economies belonging to the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (Apec) will be enjoined to implement policy reforms aimed at integrating the region's financial sector while enhancing resiliency, fiscal transparency and infrastructure development under a proposed 10-year road map shepherded by the Philippines.