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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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An official order to stop trade with another country. Legal prohibition or restriction of foreign commerce or trade.

Usage examples (28)
  • The imposing of an embargo by the United States can negatively impact another country's revenue.
  • We´ve already seen the Carter grain embargo fto Iran.
  • We´ve already seen the Carter grain embargo for Iran.
  • As I see it, ending the Cuban embargo is essentially a gamble. for more
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