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enjoining

noun

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(Entry 1 of 2)

the act of ordering that something not be done or used
  • the enjoining of the use of all tobacco products by the director of the baseball camp

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enjoining

verb
present participle of enjoin

Synonyms & Antonyms of enjoining (Entry 2 of 2)

1 to ask for (something) earnestly or with authority
  • police enjoined the community's full cooperation in getting rid of the drug dealers

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2 to issue orders to (someone) by right of authority
  • undeterred, the captain enjoined his crew to sail at full speed into the mine-filled harbor

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“Enjoining.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/enjoining. Accessed 21 Oct. 2020.

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