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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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Accordingly, the Colombo District Court issued an enjoining order preventing Anura Priyadharshana Yapa and Susil Premajayantha from acting and discharging duties as the General Secretaries of the SLFP and UPFA respectively until August 28, 2015.
The court also ordered the NYC Department of Buildings to show cause why an order should not be issued permanently enjoining the NYC Department of Buildings from issuing temporary c/os.
A temporary restraining order granted by state court enjoining Primedia, Inc.
Smania continued representing an individual in legal proceedings in both state and federal courts in violation of the Supreme Court of Florida's September 4, 1997, injunction enjoining Smania from engaging in the unlicensed practice of law in Florida.
Troubled by Genet's actions, President Washington issued on April 22, 1793, his Proclamation of Neutrality enjoining "conduct friendly and impartial toward the belligerent powers," to be followed both by the state and by private citizens.
It seeks an injunction enjoining the defendants from "pursuing fraudulent and extortionate polices and practices" including "prohibiting the payment of reimbursement which is not adequate to cover the costs of delivering health care services Defendants have promised Defendants' members." (14)