prohibitory injunction

prohibitory injunction
prohibitory injunction see injunction

Merriam-Webster’s Dictionary of Law. . 1996.

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  • prohibitory injunction — noun : a legal injunction granted before the merits of a case are heard restraining one party from doing some act or threatened act to the injury of another party compare mandatory injunction …   Useful english dictionary

  • prohibitory injunction — Same as preventive injunction …   Ballentine's law dictionary

  • prohibitory injunction — court order to stop a certain activity …   English contemporary dictionary

  • injunction — in·junc·tion /in jəŋk shən/ n [Middle French injonction, from Late Latin injunction injunctio, from Latin injungere to enjoin, from in in + jungere to join]: an equitable remedy in the form of a court order compelling a party to do or refrain… …   Law dictionary

  • injunction — A court order prohibiting someone from doing some specified act or commanding someone to undo some wrong or injury. A prohibitive, equitable remedy issued or granted by a court at the suit of a party complainant, directed to a party defendant in… …   Black's law dictionary

  • injunction — A court order prohibiting someone from doing some specified act or commanding someone to undo some wrong or injury. A prohibitive, equitable remedy issued or granted by a court at the suit of a party complainant, directed to a party defendant in… …   Black's law dictionary

  • injunction — A term of dual meaning, having reference to a suit to enjoin or to the writ, process, or restraining order issued pursuant to an order or decree obtained in the suit. 28 Am J Rev ed Inj § 2. In the former aspect, a form of action in equity which… …   Ballentine's law dictionary

  • injunction — Synonyms and related words: Eighteenth Amendment, Prohibition Party, Volstead Act, admonition, arrest, arrestation, ban, bar, barring, behest, bench warrant, bidding, blockade, boycott, capias, caveat, charge, check, circumscription, command,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • injunction — injunctive, adj. injunctively, adv. /in jungk sheuhn/ n. 1. Law. a judicial process or order requiring the person or persons to whom it is directed to do a particular act or to refrain from doing a particular act. 2. an act or instance of… …   Universalium

  • injunction — An order by a court that a person shall do, or refrain from doing, a particular act. This is an equitable remedy that may be granted by the High Court wherever «just and convenient». The county court also has a limited jurisdiction to grant… …   Big dictionary of business and management

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