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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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Farlex Dictionary of Idioms. © 2022 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.
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The print media under the Constitution being totally in provincial domain, the electronic media should be more than 80% provincially managed as the Constitution enjoins. This will empower the journalists, businesses, civil society, professions, vocations, districts, local councils, sports organisations, tourism bodies, cultural and literary organisations to establish their own local channels with small money and provide information and entertainment at district and local levels.
There are many righteous deeds that are enjoined during Ramadan, but the most important of which is fasting.
Benilde (DLS-CSB) yesterday reiterated that it prohibits fraternities and fraternity-related violence as it enjoined "everyone to respect the privacy of the families" amid the reports concerning the death of one of its students due to a recent hazing incident.
"Islam has enjoined upon men to treat their women fairly.
Again, the very thought-processes that the astronomical exordium of Paradiso 13 enjoins on the reader a re thematized, being themselves both an imitation of God's creative act and an image of reading (100-06).
If the court enjoins against even several of these policies and procedures, managed care as we know it is dead.
The prophet Zechariah enjoins us: "See that justice is done." It is our solemn obligation not just to promote justice but to stand up and decry injustice when we witness it.
The title poem enjoins us to "Stand up against governments/Stay irresponsible," and it ends with what could be Ginsberg's epitaph not only for himself, but for society as well: "Candor ends paranoia."
Akeredolu urged the Christian community to continue to trust and believe the words of God which enjoins them to love one another.
As for old-age pensioners, the GSIS enjoins them to file their respective applications over the counter at the branch offices nearest to them in order to safeguard their identities.
KARACHI -- Maulana Mufti Muhammad Naeem, Mohtamim Jamia Binoria Al Aalamia Karachi, expressing concern about the rising cases of domestic violence in the society has urged people to recall that the Holy Quran enjoins good treatment of women.
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.