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Synonyms for embargo
ɛmˈbɑr goʊ

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. embargo, trade embargo, trade stoppage(verb)

    a government order imposing a trade barrier

    trade stoppage, trade embargo

  2. embargo(verb)

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

    "embargoed publications"

  3. embargo(verb)

    prevent commerce

    "The U.S. embargoes Libya"

Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. embargo

    restraint, detention, prohibition, stoppage

    permit, permission, discharge, liberation, dismissal, conge

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. embargo(n.)

    prohibition (of vessels to leave port)

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases:

    blockade, embargoes, lock-up, ban, lock, locking, siege, blocking, seizure, prohibition, blockage

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  1. Deodatta V. Shenai-Khatkhate:

    La belleza, la fama y el poder tienen su denominador común - todos ellos son volubles. También pueden ser descritos como infiel, frívola y frívolo. Todos ellos le permiten volar alto cuando están con usted, y sin embargo, también le caen de las más grandes alturas sin previo aviso. Que todo el viaje arriba cuando usted menos se lo espere. Tontos están hipnotizados por ellos, mientras que sabia manejarlos inteligentemente manteniendo firmemente sus pies en el suelo. Ser sabio, y no dejarse llevar por la belleza, la fama y el poder. Buena suerte!

  2. 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.

  3. Khalifa Haftar:

    Daesh does not have the capacity to face the Libyan armed forces, but the battle could take time, if the international community supports us, and I ask it to do so by lifting the embargo on weapons, then we could eliminate Daesh in Libya definitively and quickly.

  4. Mark Rasenick:

    It doesn’t matter what your politics are: If you let the embargo go another year, it will have an effect that flies in the face of logic. I think that working together we will make a lot of progress.

  5. Gobinda Bahadur Karki:

    It is a crisis at the moment. It is going to be a catastrophe if this embargo continues.

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