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injunction

  
  ( injunctions    plural  )
1       n-count   An injunction is a court order, usually one telling someone not to do something.     (LEGAL)   usu with supp  
He took out a court injunction against the newspaper demanding the return of the document.     
2       n-count   An injunctionto do something is an order or strong request to do it.  
FORMAL   with supp, oft N to n to-inf  
We hear endless injunctions to build a sense of community among staff.     
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injunction

  
  
admonition, command, dictate, exhortation, instruction, mandate, order, precept, ruling  

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