Definition of enjoin verb from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

     

    enjoin

     verb
    verb
    NAmE//ɪnˈdʒɔɪn//
     
    Verb Forms present simple I / you / we / they enjoin
     
    he / she / it enjoins
     
    past simple enjoined
     
    -ing form enjoining
     
     
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  1. 1[often passive] enjoin somebody to do something enjoin something (formal) to order or strongly advise someone to do something; to say that a particular action or quality is necessary
  2. 2 enjoin somebody from doing something (law) to legally prevent someone from doing something, for example with an injunction (= official order)
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