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enjoin

To issue an order from a court commanding one to take some action or cease some action. See injunction.

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1987) ("No court, state or federal, is barred from enjoining activity that causes or threatens injury to property merely because the activity, in addition to being tortious, is a violation of the criminal law").
Enjoining good and forbidding evil is a condition for considering Muslims the best nation produced as an example for mankind.
Hughes violated a 1997 injunction enjoining him from counseling, advising, and preparing documents for individuals in the creation and transfer of land trusts.