prohibition
Pronunciation
  • (RP) IPA: /ˌpɹəʊ(h)ɪˈbɪʃən/
  • (GA) IPA: /ˌpɹoʊ(h)ɪˈbɪʃən/
Noun

prohibition

  1. An act of prohibiting, forbidding, disallowing, or proscribing something.
  2. A law prohibiting the manufacture or sale of alcohol.
  3. A period of time when specific socially disapproved consumables are considered controlled substances.
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Prohibition
Proper noun
  1. (history) Any of several periods during which the manufacture, transportation, import, export, and sale of alcoholic beverages were restricted or illegal,
  2. (Islam) The 66th sura (chapter) of the Qur'an.
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