from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun The act of enjoining, or the state of being enjoined.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun obsolete Direction; command; authoritative admonition.

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  • noun obsolete A command; an authoritative admonition.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

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


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enjoin +‎ -ment


  • We heard the trembling sufferers and the nervous chittering and we knew where the young runners and hikers had gone, and how they were being prepared for enjoinment to create the outsized six-legged combatants we'd seen ridden into the hills.


  • Ms. PHAIR: Well, I'll just get really honest with you right now, but I was pretty good in bed, at that point, from the point of view of what the guys wanted, but pretty bad in bed in terms of my own enjoinment, and yes, that made me angry, but it was my own fault, in some sense.

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  • It applies to the enjoinment of certain moral acts bravery, temperance, etc. the performance of which is deemed politically indispensable.

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  • (Dryden Town Board discussions at the last two meetings have focused on the enjoinment action.)

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  • (Dryden Town Board discussions at the last two meetings have focused on the enjoinment action.)

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  • The slanting posture of the one was a sort of fierce rebuke; the sleeping attitude of the other was a dark and sullen enjoinment of silence.

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  • As Laurent went off, he exchanged a rapid glance with Therese, a glance full of urgent enjoinment.

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  • In Section 2 (B) and Section 3, the government had two reasons for requesting enjoinment.

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  • This enjoinment also allows me to use the same qualities that made me successful in basketball: Persistence, knowledge, and outside the box thinking.

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  • Again it goes back to very, very pronounced differences in culture and it goes back to what we were saying earlier with a facility with language so that is, we are coaching Chinese and coaching a Chinese executive for example working in Western enjoinment or a Japanese executive coach in a Western environment.

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