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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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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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So, you should hasten to enjoin good and forbid evil during this blessed month, with wisdom and good preaching.
The order permanently enjoins Ventana from making, using, selling or offering to sell, within the U.
com, that not only enjoins the company, its owners and any associated parties from now or in the future engaging in any of the activities identified in the original complaint, but Syris must disclose the name and contacts of the dealer or dealers that supplied them with Klipsch products.
Dupraw had been enjoined from practicing medicine since May 5, 2003, when the San Joaquin County Superior Court issued a full suspension pursuant to Penal Code section 23, which enjoins a physician from practicing medicine while criminal charges are pending against him.
The court's order enjoins all provisions of the new regulations from taking effect until a hearing on the merits can be held and that is anticipated for later this year.
On May 29, 2003, the federal court entered a Consent Final Judgment and Permanent Injunction Against Defendants, which provides for the disgorgement of more than sixteen offending domain names, damages, and permanently enjoins the defendants, and those in active concert with them, from infringing MetroGuide intellectual property rights.
United States District Court Enjoins Pennzoil's "Repugnant"