prohibitive
Adjective

prohibitive

  1. Tending to prohibit, preclude, or disallow.
    Some countries are more prohibitive than others when it comes to hot topics like euthanasia and cloning.
  2. Costly to the extreme; beyond budget.
    I'd like to visit Europe someday, but the cost is prohibitive right now.
  3. (Of a contender in a competition): presumptive winner, likely winner.
Noun

prohibitive (plural prohibitives)

  1. (linguistics) negative imperative



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