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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

A decree or an order forbidding something.

Usage examples (35)
  • That club had a prohibition against wearing sleeveless t-shirts.
  • They were restrained by a prohibition in their charter
  • In 1920 the 18th amendment to the Constitution established prohibition in the US
  • I would say that the latest experiment in prohibition is proceding just like the last one, only on a larger scale. for more
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