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The act of forbidding; prohibition
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  1. The act of forbidding; prohibition
  2. An official prohibition or edict against something.
A prescribed medicine or other treatment:
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  1. A prescribed medicine or other treatment:
  2. A doctor's written direction for the preparation and use of medicine, the grinding of lenses for eyeglasses, etc.
  3. An ophthalmologist's or optometrist's written instruction, as for the grinding of corrective lenses.
Censure, condemnation, or disapproval expressed especially by public opinion.
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  1. Censure, condemnation, or disapproval expressed especially by public opinion.
  2. Strong public disapproval or condemnation intended to prevent something
  3. An official order forbidding something; prohibition
The act of repudiating or the state of being repudiated.
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  1. The act of repudiating or the state of being repudiated.
  2. The refusal, especially by public authorities, to acknowledge a contract or debt.
  3. Words or actions of a party to a contract that indicate the intention of that person to fail to carry out the contract in the future; a threat to breach a contract. Words or actions of a party to a contract that indicate the intention of that person to fail to carry out the contract in the future; a threat to breach a contract.
A congressional act that prohibited the manufacture, sale, and transportation of alcoholic beverages. The US Congress passed the act in 1919; it took effect with the Eighteenth Amendment in 1920 and was repealed by the passage of the Twenty-first Amendment in 1933.
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  1. A congressional act that prohibited the manufacture, sale, and transportation of alcoholic beverages. The US Congress passed the act in 1919; it took effect with the Eighteenth Amendment in 1920 and was repealed by the passage of the Twenty-first Amendment in 1933.
  2. (Proper) An act of Congress, passed in 1919 and repealed in 1933, enforcing the Eighteenth Amendment to the Constitution, prohibiting the sale of alcoholic beverages
Moderation and self-restraint, as in behavior or expression.
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  1. Moderation and self-restraint, as in behavior or expression.
  2. The state or quality of being temperate; self-restraint in conduct, expression, indulgence of the appetites, etc.; moderation
  3. Habitual moderation in regard to the indulgence of the natural appetites and passions; restrained or moderate indulgence; moderation; as, temperance in eating and drinking; temperance in the indulgence of joy or mirth; specifically, moderation, and sometimes abstinence, in respect to using intoxicating liquors.
Strong public disapproval or condemnation intended to prevent something
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  1. Strong public disapproval or condemnation intended to prevent something
  2. A prohibition imposed by law or official decree.
  3. An official order forbidding something; prohibition
The action of not allowing, or of withdrawing allowance.
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  1. The action of not allowing, or of withdrawing allowance.
The act of forbidding; prohibition
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  1. The act of forbidding; prohibition
  2. An official prohibition or edict against something.
The blocking or limiting of the activity of an organ, tissue, or cell of the body, caused by the action of a nerve or neuron or by the release of a substance such as a hormone or neurotransmitter.
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  1. The blocking or limiting of the activity of an organ, tissue, or cell of the body, caused by the action of a nerve or neuron or by the release of a substance such as a hormone or neurotransmitter.
  2. Anything that inhibits, esp., a mental or psychological process that restrains or suppresses an action, emotion, or thought
  3. (--- Biology) The condition in which or the process by which an enzyme, for example, is inhibited.
Prohibition or interdiction
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  1. Prohibition or interdiction
  2. The act of proscribing; prohibition.
  3. The condition of having been proscribed; outlawry.
An object, word, or act protected by such a prohibition.
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  1. An object, word, or act protected by such a prohibition.
  2. A ban or inhibition resulting from social custom or emotional aversion.
  3. Among some Polynesian peoples, a sacred prohibition put upon certain people, things, or acts which makes them untouchable, unmentionable, etc.
Find another word for prohibition. In this page you can discover 20 synonyms, antonyms, idiomatic expressions, and related words for prohibition, like: forbiddance, interdiction, prescription, ban, repudiation, volstead act, temperance, Eighteenth Amendment, Prohibition Amendment; the Noble Experiment, the Lost Cause and the Eighteenth Amusement.