Enjoin - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |ɪnˈdʒɔɪn|  American pronunciation of the word enjoin
Brit.  |ɪnˈdʒɔɪn|  British pronunciation of the word enjoin

verb

- issue an injunction
- give instructions to or direct somebody to do something with authority (syn: order, say, tell)

Examples

He was enjoined by his conscience from telling a lie.

The judge enjoined them from selling the property.

The doctor enjoined a strict diet.

They enjoined us to be careful.

He was enjoined by conscience from telling a lie.

The book had been enjoined prior to publication.

The organisation has been enjoined to end all restrictions.

The defendant was enjoined from using the patent.

The organisation can enjoin secrecy upon the internship student.

Word forms

verb
I/you/we/they: enjoin
he/she/it: enjoins
present participle: enjoining
past tense: enjoined
past participle: enjoined
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