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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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To officially say that something is not allowed to exist or be done. Forbid.

Usage examples (29)
  • The parents will proscribe riding bicycles in the street if they see their children not looking for approaching cars.
  • When I commented that you were in error in your use of the word proscribe, I meant exactly that, bit.
  • But would I proscribe Draconian treatment absolutely?
  • But I do not proscribe indiscriminately all stimulus. for more
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