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There are 3 meanings of the word Enjoining.

Enjoining - as a noun

(law) a judicial remedy issued in order to prohibit a party from doing or continuing to do a certain activity

Example: "Injunction were formerly obtained by writ but now by a judicial order"

Synonyms (Exact Relations)
cease and desist orderenjoinment19injunction19
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Enjoining - as a verb

To lay upon, as an order or command; to give an injunction to; to direct with authority; to order; to charge.

To prohibit or restrain by a judicial order or decree; to put an injunction on.

Example Sentences

"The judge issued a ruling enjoining the company from using the patented technology."
"The court ordered the parties to abide by a temporary restraining order, enjoining any further contact."
"The city council passed a resolution enjoining residents to conserve water during the drought."
"The judge issued a temporary injunction enjoining the company from selling its products."
"The law enjoining smoking in public places was recently passed."
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Word Game Points

Is ENJOINING a valid Scrabble word?
Yes, enjoining is valid for both Scrabble US and EU
US/CA Valid UK/EU Valid

ENJOINING has a SCRABBLE points total of 17.

Is ENJOINING a valid Words With Friends word?
Yes, enjoining is valid for Words With Friends
Valid Word
ENJOINING has a WORDS WITH FRIENDS points total of 23.

Is ENJOINING a valid WordFeud word?
Yes, enjoining is valid for WordFeud
Valid Word
ENJOINING has a WORDFEUD points total of 20.

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