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noun [countable] legal injunction pronunciation in American English /ɪnˈdʒʌŋkʃ(ə)n/
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singularinjunction
pluralinjunctions
  1. an order from a court that prevents someone from doing something
    seek an injunction: Her lawyers are to seek an injunction preventing the deportation.
    grant an injunction: The court refused to grant an injunction.
    take out/bring/obtain an injunction against someone/something: The governor has obtained an injunction against the newspaper.

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