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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.
The complaint alleged violations of various securities laws and regulations, and sought declaratory and injunctive relief, including, but not limited to, enjoining Applica from proceeding with the proposed merger with affiliates of Harbinger Capital Partners.