interdiction

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Middle English, alteration of entredite, from Anglo-French, from Latin interdictum prohibition, from neuter of interdictus, past participle of interdicere to interpose, forbid, from inter- + dicere to say; see diction; first known use: 15th century

Noun[edit]

interdiction (plural interdictions)

  1. the act of interdicting or something interdicted
  2. the destruction of an enemy's military potential before it can be used

French[edit]

Noun[edit]

interdiction f (plural interdictions)

  1. ban, interdiction

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