- an authoritative warning or order.；a judicial order restraining a person from beginning or continuing an action threatening or invading the legal right of another, or compelling a person to carry out a certain act, e.g. to make restitution to an injured party.
noun: injunction, plural noun: injunctions
- a court order freezing a debtor's assets to prevent them being taken abroad.
- an authoritative warning or order.
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