Enjoining vs Injunction - What's the difference?

enjoining | injunction |


As a verb enjoining

is .

As a noun injunction is

the act of enjoining; the act of directing, commanding, or prohibiting.

enjoining

English

Verb

(head)
  • injunction

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • The act of enjoining; the act of directing, commanding, or prohibiting.
  • That which is enjoined; an order; a mandate; a decree; a command; a precept; a direction.
  • (legal) A writ or process, granted by a court of equity, and, in some cases, under statutes, by a court of law, whereby a party is required to do or to refrain from doing certain acts, according to the exigency of the writ.
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  • , year=2012 , date=April 19 , author=Josh Halliday , title=Free speech haven or lawless cesspool – can the internet be civilised? , work=the Guardian citation , page= , passage=Southwark council, which took out the injunction against Matt, believes YouTube has become the "new playground" for gang members.}}

    Usage notes

    * The verb associated with this word is enjoin'. ' Injunct is also sometimes used as a synonym.