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  Words related to prohibition

Related / Similar Words: inhibition, forbiddance, ban, proscription, prohibition era

 

Definition:
  • the action of prohibiting or inhibiting or forbidding (or an instance thereof); "they were restrained by a prohibition in their charter"; "a medical inhibition of alcoholic beverages"; "he ignored his parents'' forbiddance";
  • a law forbidding the sale of alcoholic beverages; "in 1920 the 18th amendment to the Constitution established prohibition in the US";
  • a decree that prohibits something;
  • refusal to approve or assent to;
  • the period from 1920 to 1933 when the sale of alcoholic beverages was prohibited in the United States by a constitutional amendment;

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    Hyponyms: banning-order, injunction, enjoining, enjoinment, cease and desist order, interdict, interdiction, ban, banning, forbiddance, forbidding

     

    Derivational Morphology: forbid, prohibit, interdict, proscribe, veto, disallow, suppress, stamp down, inhibit, subdue, conquer, curb, ban, censor

     

     
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