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prohibited, past tense; prohibited, past participle; prohibits, 3rd person singular present; prohibiting, present participle;
  1. Formally forbid (something) by law, rule, or other authority
    • - laws prohibiting cruelty to animals
  2. Formally forbid a person or group from doing something
    • - he is prohibited from being a director
  3. (of a fact or situation) Prevent (something); make impossible
    • - the budget agreement had prohibited any tax cuts

  1. forbid: command against; "I forbid you to call me late at night"; "Mother vetoed the trip to the chocolate store"; "Dad nixed our plans"
  2. (prohibited) forbidden: excluded from use or mention; "forbidden fruit"; "in our house dancing and playing cards were out"; "a taboo subject"
  3. (prohibition) a law forbidding the sale of alcoholic beverages; "in 1920 the 18th amendment to the Constitution established prohibition in the US"
  4. (prohibition) a decree that prohibits something
  5. (prohibition) refusal to approve or assent to
  6. 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. ...
  7. (Prohibition (drugs)) 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.
  8. (Prohibition (party/Canada)) 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. ...
  9. (Prohibition (sura)) 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. ...
  10. (Prohibition (writ)) 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. ...
  11. To forbid, disallow, or proscribe; to make illegal or illicit
  12. Prohibited from sale.
  13. (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 ...
  14. (Prohibited) the status of materials that may not be used in organic production, processing, or handling.
  15. (Prohibition) A legal restriction against the use of something or against certain conduct. For example, in the 1920s, both the USA and Canada enacted liquor prohibitions, outlawing the manufacture or use of alcoholic beverages.
  16. (Prohibition) When one significator is applying to a major aspect with another, symbolizing perfection of the matter, but a third planet aspects one of the significators before they can aspect each other, a prohibition occurs.
  17. (Prohibition) When you are told that you can’t do something, you are being prohibited. Prohibition is the banning of making, moving, selling and drinking alcoholic beverages. On July 1, 1916, the drinking of alcohol for beverage purposes was outlawed in the province of Alberta. ...
  18. (D. Prohibition) 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. ...
  19. (Prohibition) A prerogative writ developed at common law, which has been replaced by the order called a 'prohibiting order' in the Civil Procedure Rules 1998.
  20. (Prohibition) 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.
  21. (Prohibition) Denial of the right to import or export, applying to particular products and/or particular countries. Includes embargo.
  22. (Prohibition) In connection with judicial review, one of the remedies available - to prevent some allegedly unlawful/arbitrary action from taking place.
  23. (Prohibition) Specifically, a policy under which the cultivation, manufacture, and/or sale (and sometimes use) of alcohol is forbidden (although pharmaceutical sales are usually permitted).
  24. (Prohibition) The absolute ban on alchool in Brighton
  25. (Prohibition) 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;