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synonyms for embargo

  • ban
  • restraint
  • bar
  • barrier
  • blockage
  • check
  • hindrance
  • impediment
  • interdict
  • interdiction
  • proscription
  • stoppage

antonyms for embargo

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  • aid
  • assistance
  • help
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How to use embargo in a sentence

Washington has alternated with punishing Haitian leaders with cruel embargoes to humiliating Haitians with military takeovers since the country was founded almost 220 years ago.
THE MURDER OF HAITI'S PRESIDENT PRESENTS A RARE CHANCE FOR THE WORLD TO ACTUALLY HELP THE COUNTRYDIMITRY ELIAS LÉGERJULY 14, 2021TIME
Ukrainian officials recoiled at the notion of lifting their arms embargo against Russia in the middle of a war.
EXCLUSIVE: DOCUMENTS REVEAL ERIK PRINCE'S $10 BILLION PLAN TO MAKE WEAPONS AND CREATE A PRIVATE ARMY IN UKRAINESIMON SHUSTER/KYIVJULY 7, 2021TIME
The Blade can neither confirm nor deny if it lives up to the hype – there’s still a review embargo at the time of this writing – but we can say that it’s probably something you should plan to see on the big screen.
SUMMER FILM AND TV PREVIEWJOHN PAUL KINGMAY 19, 2021WASHINGTON BLADE
Tokyo was almost entirely dependent on China for the critical metals, and the embargo exposed this acute vulnerability.
JAPAN’S GLOBAL RARE EARTHS QUEST HOLDS LESSONS FOR THE US AND EUROPEMARY HUIAPRIL 23, 2021QUARTZ
The company would eventually name the plant after McKenzie’s boss, CEO Bob Scherer, who guided Georgia Power through a tumultuous period marked by the oil embargo of the 1970s.
THE COAL PLANT NEXT DOORBY MAX BLAU FOR GEORGIA HEALTH NEWSMARCH 22, 2021PROPUBLICA
The embargo restriction followed years of the big publishers imposing lending limits and raising prices on ebooks for libraries.
ONE OF THE GREAT ENEMIES OF THE PUBLIC LIBRARY IS DEPARTINGAARON PRESSMANSEPTEMBER 18, 2020FORTUNE
The EU has threatened sanctions against Ankara, but Germany — the current president of the grouping — has historically been reluctant to impose such trade embargoes, which it feels only further reduce the prospects of negotiations.
BUTTERFLY EFFECT: THE NEXT U.S.-RUSSIA CONFLICT THEATER COULD BE THE MEDITERRANEANCHARU KASTURISEPTEMBER 17, 2020OZY
Between them, it was agreed that there should be no recalling of the past, but the very embargo whetted his appetite.
THE WOMAN GIVESOWEN JOHNSON
It had no effect; the price reached 49s., and on the 26th the council laid an embargo on exportation.
THE POLITICAL HISTORY OF ENGLAND - VOL. X.WILLIAM HUNT
As, however, prices were rising, all parties agreed that the embargo was in itself a justifiable measure.
THE POLITICAL HISTORY OF ENGLAND - VOL. X.WILLIAM HUNT
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO EMBARGO

  • a thou-shalt-not
  • boycott
  • censorship
  • don't
  • embargo
  • injunction
  • interdiction
  • limitation
  • no-no
  • off-limits
  • out of bounds
  • prohibition
  • proscription
  • refusal
  • restriction
  • stoppage
  • suppression
  • taboo
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.