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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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The emphasis on increments of production and industrial development is repeated throughout Mussolini's enjoinments and regularly appears in his speeches and writings.
That enjoinment was met by a baker, who came forward from the crowd despite the protestations of his wife (fig.
The issue of whose God prevails in the national destiny was effectively banished by Jefferson and Madison with the tacit understanding that America is guided and protected by a Protestant God whose chief enjoinments to the new nation are to promote industry and thrift, something still enshrined on American money(23).