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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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Then, I said, Thrasymachus, there is no one in any rule who, in so far as he is a ruler, considers or enjoins what is for his own interest, but always what is for the interest of his subject or suitable to his art; to that he looks, and that alone he considers in everything which he says and does.
Qur'an 41: 33] In fact, whoever enjoins good and forbids evil, invites to Allah The Almighty.
KARACHI -- Maulana Mufti Muhammad Naeem, Mohtamim Jamia Binoria Al Aalamia Karachi, expressing concern about the rising cases of domestic violence in the society has urged people to recall that the Holy Quran enjoins good treatment of women.
Mufti Abdul Razzaque Naqshbandi, naib, Tanzim-ul-Ihsan, while expressing concern on the rising cases of domestic violence in society, said that the holy Quran enjoins good treatment of women and condemns Muslims who are abusive to women.