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Synonyms for Prohibition
ˌproʊ əˈbɪʃ ən

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. prohibition(noun)

    a law forbidding the sale of alcoholic beverages

    "in 1920 the 18th amendment to the Constitution established prohibition in the US"

    Synonyms:
    ban, forbiddance, proscription, inhibition, prohibition era

  2. prohibition, ban, proscription(noun)

    a decree that prohibits something

    Synonyms:
    forbidding, inhibition, forbiddance, ban, banning, prohibition era, prohibition, proscription, banishment

  3. prohibition, prohibition era(noun)

    the period from 1920 to 1933 when the sale of alcoholic beverages was prohibited in the United States by a constitutional amendment

    Synonyms:
    prohibition, ban, forbiddance, proscription, inhibition, prohibition era

  4. prohibition(noun)

    refusal to approve or assent to

    Synonyms:
    ban, forbiddance, proscription, inhibition, prohibition era

  5. prohibition, inhibition, forbiddance(noun)

    the action of prohibiting or inhibiting or forbidding (or an instance thereof)

    "they were restrained by a prohibition in their charter"; "a medical inhibition of alcoholic beverages"; "he ignored his parents' forbiddance"

    Synonyms:
    forbidding, inhibition, forbiddance, ban, banning, prohibition era, prohibition, proscription, suppression

Wiktionary

  1. Prohibition(propernoun)

    Antonyms:
    permission

  2. prohibition(noun)

    An act of prohibiting, forbidding, disallowing, or proscribing something.

    Antonyms:
    permission

  3. prohibition(noun)

    Antonyms:
    permission

English Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. prohibition

    A bar is something that is or may be firmly fixed, ordinarily with intent to prevent entrance or egress; as, the bars of a prison cell; the bars of a wood-lot. A barrier obstructs, but is not necessarily impassable. Barrier is used of objects more extensive than those to which bar is ordinarily applied. A mountain range may be a barrier to exploration; but a mass of sand across the entrance to a harbor is called a bar. Discovered falsehood is a bar to confidence. Barricade has become practically a technical name for an improvised street fortification, and, unless in some way modified, is usually so understood. A parapet is a low or breast-high wall, as about the edge of a roof, terrace, etc., especially, in military use, such a wall for the protection of troops; a rampart is the embankment surrounding a fort, on which the parapet is raised; the word rampart is often used as including the parapet. Bulwark is a general word for any defensive wall or rampart; its only technical use at present is in nautical language, where it signifies the raised side of a ship above the upper deck, topped by the rail. Compare BOUNDARY; IMPEDIMENT.

    Synonyms:
    bar, barricade, barrier, breastwork, bulwark, hindrance, obstacle, obstruction, parapet, rampart, restraint, restriction

    Antonyms:
    admittance, entrance, opening, passage, road, thoroughfare, transit, way

    Preposition:
    A barrier to progress, against invasion; a barrier between nations.

Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. prohibition

    Synonyms:
    interdiction, inhibition, interdict, embargo, disallowance

    Antonyms:
    allowance, permission

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. prohibition(n.)

    Synonyms:
    interdiction, interdict, inhibition, disallowance, embargo

Concise Medical Dictionary, by Joseph C Segen, MD

  1. Prohibition

    Synonyms:
    The Noble Experiment

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  1. Andy Berry:

    Beyond Burger have meatless products on the market that could be difficult for people to distinguish from actual meat. However, Americans are eating more meat than they have in more than a decade. The average American meat-eater is set to devour nearly 221.5 pounds of meat this year alone, according to the USDA. CLICK HERE TO GET THE FOX NEWS APP Bill Pigott, a Republican Mississippi state representative and a member of the Cattlemens Association, said Bill Pigott aim in writing Mississippis version of the law was to make sure it was clear consumers knew what theyre buying. This was asked for by the cattle producers in Mississippi to clarify labeling laws, Bill Pigott said. [ Its ] not to stop any sale of any products, just allowing the consumer to know what theyre actually consuming. Bill Pigott said there was nothing wrong with Bill Pigott sponsoring the law -- though Bill Pigott is still a member of the Mississippi Cattlemens Association, Bill Pigott has retired from cattle production and would not personally benefit from the law.In a search of public records, Fox could not find any lobbying efforts or financial ties between Bill Pigott and Cattlemens Association. The Institute for Justice said consumers are savvy enough to understand what The Institute for Justice clients labels clearly state. Customers understand that 100percent vegan, means 100 percent vegan, attorney Justin Pearson said. The Institute for Justice not the governments job to sway consumers one way or the other. Customers get to decide what food they want to eat. Uptons Naturals said Uptons Naturals wasnt clear how much Uptons Naturals would cost the company to re-package Uptons Naturals products if the meat labeling prohibition is upheld in Mississippi. Uptons Naturals would have to consider Uptons Naturals options. Cattlemens Association said the right to choose would still be alive and well for consumers, but appropriate labels would make things much clearer. Cattlemens Association doesnt ban anybody from selling anything theyre selling now.

  2. East Asia Nicholas Bequelin:

    It shows that China does have a bottom line when it comes to embarrassment on the world stage, there's a price that China is not ready to pay to enforce its prohibition on independent organizing.

  3. D Duane Steward PhD:

    The ultimate lesson to prohibition is two-fold. Watch out for solutions that end up worse than the problems they set out to solve, and remember the Constitution is no place for experiments, noble or otherwise.” – D. Duane Steward, PhD

  4. Mike Pompeo:

    The international prohibition on weapons going to/from Iran ends in October. To extend this arms embargo, the Trump admin is suddenly arguing that the US is a party to the same Iran Deal it abandoned. That makes no sense. Make up your mind, @SecPompeo.

  5. Abraham Lincoln:

    A prohibition law strikes a blow at the very principles upon which our government was founded.


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