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noun. ['ˌɪnˈdʒʌŋkʃən, ˌɪnˈdʒʌŋʃən'] a formal command or admonition.
Rhymes with Injunction
Sentences with injunction
1. Noun, singular or mass
A bankruptcy discharge acts as a permanent injunction that bars creditors from pursuing any further collection efforts.
Quotes about injunction
1. If you contemplate the Golden Rule, it turns out to be an injunction to live by grace rather than by what you think other people deserve.
- Deepak Chopra, The Third Jesus: The Christ We Cannot Ignore
2. How do we account for this paradox that the absence of Law universalizes prohibition ... The psychoanalytic name for this obscene injunction for this obscene call, ENJOY, is superego. The problem today is not how to get rid of your inhibitions and to be able to spontaneously enjoy. The problem is how to get rid of this injunction to enjoy.
- Slavoj Žižek
3. For Christians . . . an unreflective faith is not possible if we take seriously the injunction to love God with the mind as well as the heart and soul.
- Delwin Brown, What Does a Progressive Christian Believe?: A Guide for the Searching, the Open, and the Curious
noun. ['ˌɪnˈdʒʌŋkʃən, ˌɪnˈdʒʌŋʃən'] (law) a judicial remedy issued in order to prohibit a party from doing or continuing to do a certain activity.
- mandatory injunction
- final injunction
- permanent injunction
- temporary injunction
- interlocutory injunction
- cease and desist order