AskDefine | Define injunct

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Noun

  1. The act of enjoining; the act of directing, commanding, or prohibiting.
  2. That which is enjoined; an order; a mandate; a decree; a command; a precept; a direction.
  3. 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.

Usage notes

  • The verb associated with this word is enjoin. Injunct, sometimes used as a verb, is not a word.
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