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Noun
/ˌprō(h)əˈbiSHən/,
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prohibitions, plural;
  1. The action of forbidding something, esp. by law
    • - they argue that prohibition of drugs will always fail
  2. A law or regulation forbidding something
    • - those who favor prohibitions on insider trading
  3. The prevention by law of the manufacture and sale of alcohol, esp. in the US between 1920 and 1933


  1. a law forbidding the sale of alcoholic beverages; "in 1920 the 18th amendment to the Constitution established prohibition in the US"
  2. a decree that prohibits something
  3. the period from 1920 to 1933 when the sale of alcoholic beverages was prohibited in the United States by a constitutional amendment
  4. refusal to approve or assent to
  5. 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"
  6. (prohibit) forbid: command against; "I forbid you to call me late at night"; "Mother vetoed the trip to the chocolate store"; "Dad nixed our plans"
  7. Prohibition of alcohol, often referred to simply as prohibition, is a sumptuary law which restricts or prohibits the manufacture, transportation, import, export, and sale of alcohol and alcoholic beverages. ...
  8. The prohibition of drugs through sumptuary legislation or religious law is a common means of attempting to prevent drug use. Prohibition of drugs has existed at various levels of government or other authority from the Middle Ages to the present.
  9. Edwin Clarke Appleby ran in the 1930 federal election in Canada as a Prohibition candidate at a time when prohibition of alcohol and the temperance movement were waning. Running in the riding of Vancouver—Burrard, Appleby came in last with 266 votes (0.8% of the popular vote).
  10. Surat At-Tahrim (سورة التحريم) (Banning, Prohibition) is the 66th sura of the Qur'an with 12 ayat. The entire Surah was revealed by Prophet Muhammad to either Maria al-Qibtiyya or A'isha and Hafsa. ...
  11. Prohibition in the United States, also known as The Noble Experiment, was the period from 1920 to 1933, during which the sale, manufacture, and transportation of alcohol for consumption were banned nationally "Bootleg Paradise," American Heritage, April/May 2007. ...
  12. A writ of prohibition is a writ directing a subordinate to stop doing something that they may not do, according to law, but are doing. ...
  13. (prohibit) To forbid, disallow, or proscribe; to make illegal or illicit
  14. (PROHIBITIONS) User will not (a) do any painting or decorating in the unit or mark, paint, cut or drill into, drive nails or screws into, or in any way deface any part of the unit, or premises without the written consent of Owner. (b) Make installations, alterations or additions to the premises. ...
  15. (Prohibitions) orders to avoid certain activities such as owning a firearm, driving, being alone with a child.
  16. (prohibitions) Local, state, or federal regulations that prevent a service provider from satisfying a customer's request even though the provider would normally do so.
  17. (Prohibit) To not allow. For example, most libraries prohibit loud talking.
  18. (prohibit) v.  ~ sth/sb (from doing sth) forbid sth or sb from doing sth esp by laws, rules or regulations
  19. Prohibited from sale.
  20. (Prohibited) In certain circumstances, a product may be prohibited from use on a supported machine. Products may be prohibited if they violate campus policy (such as some networking hardware), compromise the security of a machine or network, have known compatibility or other problems that can ...
  21. (Prohibited) the status of materials that may not be used in organic production, processing, or handling.
  22. an “extraordinary remedy” used by a superior court to prohibit a lower court or tribunal from exercising or continuing to exercise an authority it does not have;
  23. Denial of the right to import or export, applying to particular products and/or particular countries. Includes embargo.
  24. By 1872, two railways crossed Kansas, and such towns as Dodge City, Wichita, Newton, and Abilene filled with cowboys and cattle, becoming hubs for the cattle drives from Texas.
  25. Prohibition in its basic, originary sense is the taboo of the alleged offense of the victim/scapegoat, the crime that is blamed for the mimetic crisis. ...