- An injunction granted prior to a hearing on the merits, being in no way dependent upon such hearing, its purpose being merely to preserve the status quo until the final hearing on the merits. 28 Am J Rev ed Inj § 12. In some jurisdictions, the term "injunction" means a preliminary, as distinguished from a final, injunction, the latter being considered merely as a decree in equity. See temporary injunction.
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