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Synonyms for embargo
ɛmˈbɑr goʊem·bar·go

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  1. embargo

    Synonyms:
    restraint, detention, prohibition, stoppage

    Antonyms:
    permit, permission, discharge, liberation, dismissal, conge

Princeton's WordNet

  1. embargo, trade embargo, trade stoppageverb

    a government order imposing a trade barrier

    Synonyms:
    trade stoppage, trade embargo

  2. embargoverb

    ban the publication of (documents), as for security or copyright reasons

    "embargoed publications"

  3. embargoverb

    prevent commerce

    "The U.S. embargoes Libya"

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  1. embargonoun

    Synonyms:
    prohibition (of vessels to leave port)

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How to use embargo in a sentence?

  1. Charles Krauthammer:

    We gave in on the idea of them having to dismantle their enrichment, but even worse is the final capitulation, which was a giving in to a lifting of the embargo on ballistic missiles and conventional arms. I think even skeptics of the deal have been shocked by the degree of the capitulation.

  2. Kevin Wolf:

    Even though it's not an embargo, because of the hassle sometimes suppliers will treat it as an embargo. It has a practical effect that's greater than the legal effect.

  3. Pietro Parolin:

    It is hoped ... that a measure like this (ending the embargo) will also bring with it a greater openness from the point of view of freedom and human rights.

  4. Jose Manuel Garcia-Margallo:

    I think we should consider measures to freeze the assets of the central bank ... and possibly impose an oil embargo, to convince all parties that only with political stability, there can be economic growth.

  5. Nancy Pelosi:

    There is strong bipartisan support to lift the embargo in the congress, however it's not universal and it certainly does not appear to be shared by those in power who have the ability to bring a bill to the floor.


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