interdiction

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle English, borrowed from French interdiction, itself a borrowing from Latin interdictiō.

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]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Latin interdictiō.

Noun[edit]

interdiction f (plural interdictions)

  1. ban, interdiction

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