prohibition

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English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Anglo-Norman and Old French prohibicion, from Latin prohibitiō.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (UK) IPA(key): /ˌpɹəʊ(h)ɪˈbɪʃən/
  • (US) IPA(key): /ˌpɹoʊ(h)ɪˈbɪʃən/
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Noun[edit]

prohibition ‎(countable and uncountable, plural prohibitions)

  1. An act of prohibiting, forbidding, disallowing, or proscribing something.
  2. A law prohibiting the manufacture or sale of alcohol.

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French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

First attested in Old French, borrowing from Latin prohibitiō

Noun[edit]

prohibition f ‎(plural prohibitions)

  1. prohibition
    1. (specifically) prohibition of alcohol